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camomile

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Pronunciation: /ˈkaməmʌɪl
 
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(also chiefly North American chamomile)

Definition of camomile in English:

noun

An aromatic European plant of the daisy family, with white and yellow daisy-like flowers.
Example sentences
  • The herbs chamomile, valerian, yarrow, nettle, comfrey and dandelion can help make a success of your compost heap.
  • Medium-sized plants that take well to containers are beet, chamomile with its delicate white and yellow flowers, and everyone's favorite-tomatoes!
  • Almost everyone is familiar with the herb chamomile and its yellow and white daisy-like flowers that are used to make the popular tea.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French camomille, from late Latin chamomilla, from Greek khamaimēlon 'earth-apple' (because of the apple-like smell of its flowers).

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