Definition of ajuga in English:


Syllabification: a·ju·ga
Pronunciation: /ˈajəgə


  • A plant of a genus that includes bugle.
    • Genus Ajuga, family Labiatae: numerous species
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    • This method works well with groundcovers and other plants that spread quickly, such as creeping thyme, mints, lamb's ears, ajuga, vinca, mums, asters, and daisies.
    • Another method of monitoring watering needs is to use a biological indicator plant such as impatiens, ajuga, or coleus.
    • Low-growirg ajuga grows between the corydalis and heucheras.


modern Latin, from medieval Latin ajuga.

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