Definition of Common horehound

1. Noun. European aromatic herb with hairy leaves and numerous white flowers in axillary cymes; leaves yield a bitter extract use medicinally and as flavoring.

Exact synonyms: Marrubium Vulgare, White Horehound
Generic synonyms: Horehound

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Horehound

common good
common grape hyacinth
common grape vine
common green lacewing
common green lacewings
common ground
common gull
common gulls
common gum cistus
common heath
common hepatic artery
common hepatic duct
common hepatica
common hop
common hops
common horehound (current term)
common hornbeam
common hornbeams
common horsetail
common horsetails
common hyacinth
common iguana
common iliac artery
common iliac lymph nodes
common iliac vein
common intermediate
common interosseous artery
common ion effect
common ivy
common jasmine

Literary usage of Common horehound

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora Bedfordiensis, Comprehending Such Plants as Grow Wild in the County of by Charles Abbot (1798)
"Hedges, July, P. Common. Horehound. MARRUBIUM. Gen. PI. 976. ... common horehound. — M. vulgare. Teeth of the cup bristle-shaped, hooked, — Sowerby. 410. ..."

2. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"The English name is supposed to be given on account of the ho.ary or frosty appearance of the surface pi the plant, Besides the common horehound, there are ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"common horehound. Height 1-3 ft. : stems ascending: Ivs. ovate, stalked: calyx with 10 recurved teeth, the alternate ones shorter: lis. white. Summer. ..."

4. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"M. vulgare L. common horehound. Roadsides, escaped from cultivation. Ionia Co.; Flint; S. Mich., Winch. Cat.; Port Austin; Grand Traverse and Benzie ..."

5. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"MARRUBIUM VULGARE L. common horehound. Fields and waste places all over the state. 106. STACHYS Tourn. HEDGE-NETTLE. ..."

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