Definition of bee balm in English:

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bee balm

noun

Another term for sweet bergamot (see bergamot1).
Example sentences
  • Sunlight flashed tree shadows on the farm's face as beams broke from behind a cloud, and a head-turning buzz brought my eyes to the scarlet bee balm flowers beside me.
  • He noticed the snapdragons and bee balm growing along the walk beside the mangled chrysanthemums.
  • If your garden has a low, damp area, plant moisture lovers like the rosy-flowered swamp milkweed, Joe-pye weed, forget-me-nots, bee balm, and meadow sweet.

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