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cam·o·mile

 (kăm′ə-mīl′, -mēl′)
n.
Variant of chamomile.

camomile

(ˈkæməˌmaɪl) or

chamomile

n
1. (Plants) any aromatic plant of the Eurasian genus Anthemis, esp A. nobilis, whose finely dissected leaves and daisy-like flowers are used medicinally: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) any plant of the related genus Matricaria, esp M. chamomilla (German or wild camomile)
3. (Plants) camomile tea a medicinal beverage made from the fragrant leaves and flowers of any of these plants
[C14: from Old French camomille, from Medieval Latin chamomilla, from Greek khamaimēlon, literally, earth-apple (referring to the apple-like scent of the flowers)]

cham•o•mile

or cam•o•mile

(ˈkæm əˌmaɪl, -ˌmil)

n.
1. a composite plant, Chamaemelium nobile (or Anthemis nobilis), native to the Old World, having strongly scented foliage and white ray flowers with yellow centers used medicinally and as a tea.
2. any of several allied plants of the genera Matricaria and Tripleurospermum.
[1350–1400; Middle English camomille < Middle French, Old French camomille or Medieval Latin camomilla, for Latin chamaemēlon < Greek chamaímēlon=chamaí on the ground + mêlon apple]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camomile - Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinallycamomile - Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis
camomile tea - tea-like drink made from camomile leaves and flowers
Chamaemelum, genus Chamaemelum - small genus of plants sometimes included in genus Anthemis: chamomile
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Translations
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kamille
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kamomille
kamomillkamomillte

camomile

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A. Ncamomila f
B. CPD camomile tea Nmanzanilla f

camomile

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camomile

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cham·o·mile

, camomile
n. manzanilla, té, sedante gastrointestinal.
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