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gromwell

Saltos de línea: grom|well
Pronunciación: /ˈɡrɒmw(ə)l
 
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Definición de gromwell en inglés:

sustantivo

A widely distributed plant of the borage family, typically having white or blue flowers which are followed by smooth hard nutlets.
Example sentences
  • Among the other species are broom groundsel, James' catseye, narrow-leaf gromwell, narrow-leaved penstemon, needle and thread, nodding buckwheat, rubber rabbitbrush, and yucca.
  • Corn gromwell is an annual with erect, slender, single stems or several stems branched from the base.
  • The sturdy, somewhat odiferous false gromwell occurs across most of North Dakota, but may be absent or rare in the extreme southwestern counties.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French gromil, probably from a medieval Latin phrase meaning 'crane's millet'.

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