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lamium

[ ley-mee-uhm ]
/ ˈleɪ mi əm /
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noun

any of several plants belonging to the genus Lamium, of the mint family, some species of which have whitish or variegated leaves and are cultivated as ornamentals or ground cover.

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Origin of lamium

<New Latin (Linnaeus); Late Latin (Pliny): dead nettle, perhaps derivative of lamialamia
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