Definition of Ballota nigra

1. Noun. Ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ballota Nigra

Balkanization
Balkanize
Balkanized
Balkanizes
Balkanizing
Balkans
Balkar
Balkars
Ball's operation
Ballance's sign
Ballardian
Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
Ballistite
Ballota
Ballota nigra (current term)
Ballydavid
Balmer series
Balmoral
Balmoral Castle
Balo's disease
Balochi
Balochis
Balochistan
Baloci
Baloo
Balor
Balsaminaceae
Balsamorhiza
Balt

Literary usage of Ballota nigra

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1. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Charles Darwin (1883)
"Ballota nigra, L.—The corolla-tube is only 7 mm. long; above, ... Ballota nigra, L. 1.—Essential organs of a young flower, viewed obliquely from the front ..."

2. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"... Marrubium vulgare Origanum vulgare Ballota nigra Stachys arvensis ambigua Linaria ... and an infusion of black horehound (Ballota nigra,) for colds. ..."

3. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt (1890)
"ATTRACTIVE INFLUENCE OF Ballota nigra.—Any one wanting Plusia iota, ... will find them swarming on favourable evenings at the flowers of Ballota nigra. ..."

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