henbit

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hen·bit

 (hĕn′bĭt′)
n.
A Eurasian plant (Lamium amplexicaule) in the mint family, having toothed opposite leaves and small white or purplish-red flowers, widely naturalized in North America.

[hen + bit.]

henbit

(ˈhɛnˌbɪt)
n
(Plants) a plant, Lamium amplexicaule, that is native to Europe and has toothed opposite leaves and small dark red flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

hen•bit

(ˈhɛnˌbɪt)

n.
a weed, Lamium amplexicaule, of the mint family, having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.henbit - Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowershenbit - Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers
genus Lamium, Lamium - genus of Old World herbs: dead nettles; henbits
dead nettle - any of various plants of the genus Lamium having clusters of small usually purplish flowers with two lips