Bugloss



any of various Old World, boraginaceous herbs, as Anchusa officinalis, having rough leaves, used in medicine, and Lycopsis arvensis, a bristly, blue-flowered herb.
Historical Examples

The Works of John Marston John Marston
Flowers Shown to the Children C. E. Smith
Flowers Shown to the Children C. E. Smith
A Year in the Fields John Burroughs
Nature Near London Richard Jefferies
Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
The Old English Herbals Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
Flowers Shown to the Children C. E. Smith
Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare

noun
any of various hairy Eurasian boraginaceous plants of the genera Anchusa, Lycopsis, and Echium, esp L. arvensis, having clusters of blue flowers See also viper’s bugloss
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