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1. Any of various club mosses that resemble miniature evergreen trees. Also called ground cedar.
2. A low-growing annual plant, Ajuga chamaepitys, of Eurasia and northern Africa, having yellow flowers and narrow leaves with a resinous smell.
1. (Plants) a hairy plant, Ajuga chamaepitys, of Europe and N Africa, having two-lipped yellow flowers marked with red spots: family Lamiaceae (labiates). It smells of pine when crushed. See also bugle2
2. (Plants) any of certain North American club mosses, esp Lycopodium obscurum
1. a species of club moss.
2. a European herb, Ajuga chamaepitys, of the mint family, with a resinous odor.
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|Noun||1.||ground pine - any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches|
club moss, club-moss, lycopod - primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
|2.||ground pine - low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red; faintly aromatic of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa|