Definition of Garden balm

1. Noun. Bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America.

Exact synonyms: Bee Balm, Beebalm, Lemon Balm, Melissa Officinalis, Sweet Balm
Terms within: Lemon Balm
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Melissa, Melissa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garden Balm

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garcons
garda
gardai
gardant
gardant(ip)
gardants
garden
garden-burger
garden-burgers
garden-path sentence
garden-variety
garden angelica
garden apartment
garden apartments
garden balm (current term)
garden burger
garden burgers
garden cart
garden center
garden centers
garden centipede
garden centre
garden centres
garden chair
garden city
garden cress
garden current
garden dormouse
garden egg

Literary usage of Garden balm

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"CBP garden balm. 2. ... garden balm, with yellow variegated Leaves. 3. MELISSA Romana, mollit er ..."

2. The Shakespeare Garden by Esther Singleton (1922)
"He goes on to describe it as follows: "The garden balm hath divers square blackish green stalks and round, hard, dark, green pointed leaves growing thereon ..."

3. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"CBP garden balm. 2. ... garden balm, with yellow variegated Leaves. 3. MELISSA Romana, mollit er ..."

4. The Shakespeare Garden by Esther Singleton (1922)
"He goes on to describe it as follows: "The garden balm hath divers square blackish green stalks and round, hard, dark, green pointed leaves growing thereon ..."

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