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veronica British & World English

A herbaceous plant of north temperate regions, typically with upright stems bearing narrow pointed leaves and spikes of blue or purple flowers

Veronica, St British & World English

A woman of Jerusalem who offered her head cloth to Christ on the way to Calvary, to wipe the blood and sweat from his face. The cloth is said to have retained the image of his features

Veronica in speedwell British & World English

A small creeping herbaceous plant of north temperate regions, with small blue or pink flowers

Veronica in veronica British & World English

A herbaceous plant of north temperate regions, typically with upright stems bearing narrow pointed leaves and spikes of blue or purple flowers

Veronica in hebe British & World English

An evergreen flowering shrub with spikes of mauve, pink, or white flowers, native to New Zealand and widely grown as an ornamental

Veronica chamaedrys in germander speedwell British & World English

A speedwell with bright blue flowers and leaves resembling those of the germander, native to Eurasia

Veronica beccabunga in brooklime British & World English

A Eurasian speedwell with smooth fleshy leaves and deep blue flowers on long stalks. It grows in wet areas, where the stems take root or float in the water

verónica Spanish-English

veronica, speedwell