Definition of Bugleweed

1. Noun. A mildly narcotic and astringent aromatic herb having small whitish flowers; eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Lycopus Virginicus
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Lycopus, Lycopus



2. Noun. Any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover.

Definition of Bugleweed

1. n. A plant of the Mint family and genus Lycopus; esp. L. Virginicus, which has mild narcotic and astringent properties, and is sometimes used as a remedy for hemorrhage.

Definition of Bugleweed

1. Noun. An aromatic herb with small white flowers, ''Lycopus virginicus''; water horehound ¹

2. Noun. Any of a group of herbs used for ground cover; bugle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bugleweed

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Medical Definition of Bugleweed

1. A plant of the Mint family and genus Lycopus; especially. L. Virginicus, which has mild narcotic and astringent properties, and is sometimes used as a remedy for hemorrhage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bugleweed

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buggy
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bughouse
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bughouses
bugle
bugle call
bugled
bugler
buglers
bugles
bugless
buglet
buglets
bugleweed (current term)
bugleweeds
buglike
bugling
bugloss
buglosses
bugmail
bugologist
bugology
bugong
bugongs
bugout
bugouts
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bugs

Literary usage of Bugleweed

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1. Organic materia medica: Including the Standard Remedies of the Leading by Parke, Davis & Company (1888)
"Bitter Bugle, European bugleweed. Properties,—Tonic and alterative, exercising its influence most ... Fluid Extract Bitter bugleweed.—Miscible with water. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"Ajuga genevensis L. bugleweed Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and rarely escaped to ... Ajuga reptans L. Carpet bugleweed Herbaceous perennial Escaped from ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Ajuga genevensis L. bugleweed Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and rarely escaped to ... Ajuga reptans L. Carpet bugleweed Herbaceous perennial Escaped from ..."

4. Journal of Materia Medica (1870)
"(bugleweed.} Sedative, tonic, astringent and narcotic. Used successfully in incipient phthisis, hemoptysis and other hemorrhages. ..."

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