Hoarhound



[hawr-hound, hohr-] /ˈhɔrˌhaʊnd, ˈhoʊr-/

noun
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[hawr-hound, hohr-] /ˈhɔrˌhaʊnd, ˈhoʊr-/
noun
1.
an Old World plant, Marrubium vulgare, of the mint family, having downy leaves and small, whitish flowers, and containing a bitter, medicinal juice that is used as an expectorant, vermifuge, and laxative.
2.
any of various plants of the mint family.
3.
a brittle candy or lozenge flavored with horehound extract.
/ˈhɔːˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of horehound
/ˈhɔːˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
Also called white horehound. a downy perennial herbaceous Old World plant, Marrubium vulgare, with small white flowers that contain a bitter juice formerly used as a cough medicine and flavouring: family Lamiaceae (labiates) See also black horehound
2.
water horehound, another name for bugleweed (sense 1)

horehound hore·hound (hôr’hound’)
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