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ground pine

noun
1.
any of several species of club moss, especially Lycopodium obscurum or L. complanatum.
2.
a European herb, Ajuga chamaepitys, of the mint family, having a resinous odor.
Origin of ground pine
1545-1555
First recorded in 1545-55
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ground pine

noun
1.
a hairy plant, Ajuga chamaepitys, of Europe and N Africa, having two-lipped yellow flowers marked with red spots: family Lamiaceae (labiates). It smells of pine when crushed See also bugle2
2.
any of certain North American club mosses, esp Lycopodium obscurum
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