Definition of Henbit

1. Noun. Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers.

Exact synonyms: Lamium Amplexicaule
Group relationships: Genus Lamium, Lamium
Generic synonyms: Dead Nettle



Definition of Henbit

1. n. A weed of the genus Lamium (L. amplexicaule) with deeply crenate leaves.

Definition of Henbit

1. Noun. ''Lamium amplexicaule'', an annual plant with pink or purple flowers and deeply crenate leaves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Henbit

1. a perennial herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Henbit

1. A weed of the genus Lamium (L. Amplexicaule) with deeply crenate leaves. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Henbit

hen harriers
hen hawk
hen hearted
hen night
hen nights
hen of the woods
hen parties
hen party
hen pigeon
hen pigeons
hen yard
henagon
henagons
henbane
henbanes
henbit (current term)
henbits
hence
henced
henceforth
henceforward
henceforwards
hench
hench-wench
henchboy
henchboys
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henchman

Literary usage of Henbit

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1. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"... it is a troublesome weed in gardens, where it may often be seen in flower as early as February and March. (Flora Cet- trica,) henbit, SMALL. ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"Lami- um amplexicaule has been named the "henbit" or "henbit dead nettle". "henbit", according to the dictionary is a morsel for hens but how it applies ..."

3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Flowers alterative, mildly astringent. b. L. amplexicaule L. Europe and Asia, nat. in eastern US henbit, henbit Dead-nettle, Greater henbit. c. ..."

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