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lamium

Line breaks: la¦mium
Pronunciation: /ˈleɪmɪəm/

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Definition of lamium in English:

noun (plural lamiums)

A plant of a genus which comprises the dead-nettles.
  • Genus Lamium, family Labiatae

Origin

modern Latin, from Latin, from Greek lamia 'gaping mouth' (because of the shape of the flowers).

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