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noun

a plant, Aloysia triphylla, having long, slender leaves with a lemonlike fragrance.

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Also called citronalis.

Origin of lemon verbena

First recorded in 1865–70
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lemon verbena

noun

a tropical American verbenaceous shrub, Lippia citriodora, with slender lemon-scented leaves yielding an oil used in perfumery
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