lemon balm

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lemon balm

n.
See balm.
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lemon balm

n
(Plants) the full name of balm5
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lem′on balm`


n.
a mint, Melissa officinalis, with small white or yellow flowers and lemon-scented leaves used as a flavoring.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lemon balm - bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaveslemon balm - bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
lemon balm - lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Melissa, Melissa - a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
2.lemon balm - lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
garden balm, lemon balm, Melissa officinalis, sweet balm, bee balm, beebalm - bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
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