Definition of bog myrtle in English:

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bog myrtle

noun

Another term for sweet gale.
Example sentences
  • The air was heavy with the aromatic scent of bog myrtle.
  • Recently, attention has focused on oil distilled from the leaves of bog myrtle.
  • She developed a repellent based on the oil of the bog myrtle plant, which is said to be relatively successful.

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Syllabification: bog myr·tle

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