Definition of borage in English:

borage

Syllabification: bor·age
Pronunciation: /ˈbôrij, ˈbär-
 
/

noun

A herbaceous plant with bright blue flowers and hairy leaves, used medicinally and as a salad green.
  • Borago officinalis, family Boraginaceae (the borage family). This family includes many plants that typically have blue or purple flowers, including forget-me-not, comfrey, and bugloss
More example sentences
  • Collect herb flowers such as borage and chamomile just before full flowering.
  • Painted Ladies, which instinctively lay their eggs on thistle plants, also find an acceptable substitute in the hairy leaves of borage.
  • We've got hawthorn, gingko, elder, mullein, lavender, sage, thyme, echinacea, borage, yarrow and plenty of pine trees.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French bourrache, from medieval Latin borrago, probably from Arabic.

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