Definition of Fetid horehound
1. Noun. Ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Ballota, Genus Ballota
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Literary usage of Fetid horehound
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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"Ballota nigra is the "black horehound", "fetid horehound", "hair hound", "false horehound", "black angelica" and "henbit". All are intelligible and the last ..."
2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... white, in crowded whorls. Smell aromatic; flavor bitter. Medicinal. Introduced from Europe. White Horehound. 26. BALLOTA. Linn.—fetid horehound. ..."
3. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... sometimes called black or fetid horehound, a fetid plant, also of the order Labiate, and of a genus very closely allied to Marrubium. ..."
4. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"America. It is an excellent tonic remedy, very useful in coughs and colds, and is generally taken in sirup or candy. The fetid horehound (Bal- lota nigra) ..."
5. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1889)
"В ALLOT A, L. fetid horehound. Calyx nearly funnel-form ; the 10-ribbed tube expanded above into a spreading regular border, with 5-10 teeth. ..."