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Related to Echium: Echium vulgare
(Plants) any plant of the Eurasian and African genus Echium with bell-shaped flowers sometimes borne on single-sided spikes in a wide variety of colours; E. vulgare is viper's bugloss: family Boraginaceae
[New Latin, from Greek echion, from echis viper, from its use as an antidote to a viper bite]
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|Noun||1.||Echium - a genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae|
plant genus - a genus of plants
borage family, Boraginaceae, family Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
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