a strongly pyroelectric mineral, a borate and chloride of magnesium, Mg 6 Cl 2 B 14 O 26 , occurring in white or colorless cubic crystals or fine-grained masses.
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a white mineral that forms salt deposits of magnesium borate and chloride in orthorhombic crystalline form. Formula: Mg3ClB7O13
a plant, Borago officinalis, native to southern Europe, having hairy leaves and stems, used medicinally and in salads. Compare borage family. any of various allied or similar plants. Historical Examples Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer Cups and their Customs George Edwin Roberts Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, August 1899 Various Flowers […]
any member of the plant family Boraginaceae, typified by herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees having simple, alternate, hairy leaves and usually blue, five-lobed flowers in a cluster that uncoils as they bloom, including borage, bugloss, and forget-me-not.
belonging to the plant family Boraginaceae. adjective of, relating to, or belonging to the Boraginaceae, a family of temperate and tropical typically hairy-leaved flowering plants that includes forget-me-not, lungwort, borage, comfrey, and heliotrope
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