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Meaning of BORAGE

Pronunciation:  'burij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  leaves flavor sauces and punches; young leaves eaten in salads or cooked
  2. [n]  hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach
 

BORAGE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: Borago officinalis, tailwort
 
 See Also: borage, borage, Borago, Borago officinalis, genus Borago, herb, herb, herbaceous plant, tailwort

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bor"age\, n. [OE. borage (cf. F. bourrache, It.
borraggine, borrace, LL. borago, borrago, LGr. ?), fr. LL.
borra, F. bourre, hair of beasts, flock; so called from its
hairy leaves.] (Bot.)
A mucilaginous plant of the genus Borago (B. officinalis),
which is used, esp. in France, as a demulcent and
diaphoretic.

 

 

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