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[byoo-guh l-weed]
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  1. a plant belonging to the genus Lycopus, of the mint family, especially L. virginicus, reputed to have medicinal properties.
  2. ajuga.
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Origin of bugleweed

First recorded in 1855–60; bugle2 + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for bugleweed


  1. Also called: water horehound US any aromatic plant of the genus Lycopus, having small whitish or pale blue flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)See also gipsywort
  2. another name for bugle 2
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