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Germander definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GERMAN'DER, n. A plant, or rather the name of several plants, as the rock germander, of the genus Veronica, and the common and water germander, of the genus Teucrium.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various plants of the genus Teucrium

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, ultimately from Greek chamaidrys, from chamai on the ground + drys tree more at humble, tree Date: 15th century any of a genus (Teucrium) of plants of the mint family with flowers having four projecting stamens, a short corolla tube, and a prominent lower lip

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any plant of the genus Teucrium. Phrases and idioms: germander speedwell a creeping plant, Veronica chamaedrys, with germander-like leaves and blue flowers. Etymology: ME f. med.L germandra ult. f. Gk khamaidrus f. khamai on the ground + drus oak

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Germander Ger*man"der, n. [OE. germaunder, F. germandr['e]e, It. calamandrea, L. chamaedrys, fr. Gr.?; ? on the earth or ground + ? tree. See Humble, and Tree.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Teucrium (esp. Teucrium Cham[ae]drys or wall germander), mintlike herbs and low shrubs. American germander, Teucrium Canadense. Germander chickweed, Veronica agrestis. Water germander, Teucrium Scordium. Wood germander, Teucrium Scorodonia.



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