lamb's ears


noun, plural lamb's ears.

a hardy Middle Eastern plant, Stachys byzantina, of the mint family, having white, wooly leaves and small, purple flowers in dense whorls.

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British Dictionary definitions for lamb's ears

lamb's ears

noun

(functioning as singular) a perennial herb, Stachys lanata, planted for its foliage, which is covered with white woolly down; the purplish or striped flowers are smallAlso called: lamb's tongue, (Scot) lamb's lugs
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