Bugloss

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Bugloss

Origin: f. Buglosse, L. Buglossa, buglossus, fr. Gr. Oxtongue ox _ tongue.

(Science: botany) a plant of the genus Anchusa, and especially the a. Officinalis, sometimes called alkanet; oxtongue. Small wild bugloss, the Asperugo procumbens and the Lycopsis arvensis. Viper's bugloss, a species of Echium.