Definition of ajuga in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈdʒuːɡə/


A plant of a genus that includes bugle.
  • Genus Ajuga, family Labiatae.
Example sentences
  • 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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