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Any of various usually aromatic plants of the genus Teucrium of the mint family, having purplish or reddish flowers.

[Middle English germandre, from Old French germandree, alteration of Medieval Latin germandrea, from Late Greek khamandrua, from Greek khamaidrūs : khamai, on the ground; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots + drūs, oak; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]


(Plants) any of several plants of the genus Teucrium, esp T. chamaedrys (wall germander) of Europe, having two-lipped flowers with a very small upper lip: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
[C15: from Medieval Latin germandrea, from Late Greek khamandrua, from Greek khamaidrus, from khamai on the ground + drus oak tree]


(dʒərˈmæn dər)

any plant or shrub of the genus Teucrium, of the mint family.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin germandr(e)a < Late Greek chamandryá]
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Noun1.germander - any of various plants of the genus Teucriumgermander - any of various plants of the genus Teucrium
genus Teucrium, Teucrium - large widely distributed genus of perennial herbs or shrubs or subshrubs; native to Mediterranean region to western Asia
American germander, Teucrium canadense, wood sage - subshrub with serrate leaves and cream-colored to pink or purple flowers in spikelike racemes; North America
Teucrium chamaedrys, wall germander - European perennial subshrub with red-purple or bright rose flowers with red and white spots
cat thyme, marum, Teucrium marum - Mediterranean germander having small hairy leaves and reddish purple flowers; attractive to cats
Teucrium scorodonia, wood sage - European germander with one-sided racemes of yellow flowers; naturalized in North America
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
References in classic literature ?
I like also little heaps, in the nature of mole-hills (such as are in wild heaths), to be set, some with wild thyme; some with pinks; some with germander, that gives a good flower to the eye; some with periwinkle; some with violets; some with strawberries; some with cowslips; some with daisies; some with red roses; some with lilium convallium; some with sweet-williams red; some with bear's-foot: and the like low flowers, being withal sweet and sightly.
Breuner listed herbal products available online but deemed unsafe for children: aconite (also known as bushi), species from the genus Aristolochia, belladonna, blue cohosh, borage, broom, calamus, chaparral, coltsfoot, comfrey germander, life root, lobelia, pennyroyal, poke root, sassafras, skullcap, tansy ragwort, and wormwood.
Tenders are invited for milton keynes council downs barn and germander park schools heating and domestic water upgrade
Un blodyn dwi'n arbennig o hoff o'i weld yn gynnar yn y gwanwyn ydi llygad doli (Veronica chaemaedrys; Germander speedwell).
sacra Sheehaz (Burseraceae) mogar Mountain/felty Kalpooreh, Teucrium mascatense germander qasba (Lamiaceae) or Cat thyme Bitter apple Sharinjiban, Solatium incanum mazi (Solanaceae) St Joseph's wort, Theemran Ocimum basilicum sweet basil zawab (Tamiaceae) Jacobeastrum Kabouv Euryops arabicus arabicum (Compositae) Cumin Kimoon or Cuminum cyminum Sanoot (Umbelliferae) Papaya fruits Pawpaw or Carica papaya fifay (Caricaceae) Walnuts Joz or nakash Juglans cinerea (Juglandaceae) Rhazya Harmal Rhazya stricta (Apocynaceae) Miracle tree Shu Moringa peregrina (Moringaceae) Aloe plant Isqafsabbar Aloe barbedensis A.
Entre las hierbas consideradas por el Instituto Nacional de Salud (NIH por sus siglas en ingles) en los Estados Unidos(23), se describen: Jin Bu Huan (26), Ma Huang (27), Paeonia (28), Dai Saiko To (29), Sho Saiko To (30) y Shou Wu Pian (31) (Hierbas Chinas o asiaticas), Consuelda (32), Germander (33,34), Celidonia mayor (35), Kava (36), Chaparral (37), Atractylis (38), Callilepsis (39), Cascara sagrada (40), Aceite margosa (41), Aceite pennyroyal (42), Palma enana americana (43), Sassafras (44), Valeriana (45), Senna (40), te verde (46), hierba de San Juan (47), Aloe vera (48), Cohosh negro (49), Ginkgo (45), Ginseng (50), Glucosamina (51), muerdago (52), Noni (53), Skullcap (54) y Usnico acido (55), entre otros.
Choose flowers that bloom successively over the spring, summer and fall, such as coreopsis, Russian sage or germander, in order to provide pollen and nectar resources to the native bees of all seasons.
Choose flowers that bloom successively over the spring, summer and autumn, such as coreopsis, Russian sage or germander, in order to provide pollen and nectar resources to the native bees of all seasons.
27: At the beginning of middle summer, purple coneflowers, gray-headed coneflowers, white vervain, oxeye, bouncing bets, ginseng, germander, teasel and wild lettuce blossom in the fields.
Local plants like myrtle, germander, olive, acridocarpus, rock cherry, and herbs, such as asthyme, have aromatic qualities and are used for cooking and healing.
The key characters were effectively portrayed as Dirtoo, the king of all germs and Commander Safeguard's arch nemesis; Dirty, who is Dirtoo's wife and queen of germs; Ghunsunna, Dirtoo's chief spy; Kachra Rani, an immortal germ monster; Algham, who spreads flu and Germander, Commander Safeguard's challenger.