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An elingated glass bead, of various colours, though commonly black.

Origin: LL. Bugulus a woman's ornament: cf. G. Bugel a bent piece of metal or wood, fr. The same root as g. Biegen to bend, E. Bow to bend.

(Science: botany) a plant of the genus Ajuga of the mint family, a native of the old world. Yellow bugle, the Ajuga chamaepitys.

Origin: f. Bugle; cf. It. Bugola, L. Bugillo.