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Meaning of BUGLOSS

Pronunciation:  'byooglâs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States
  2. [n]  perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate usually blue flowers
 

BUGLOSS is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: alkanet, Anchusa officinalis, bitterweed, bristly oxtongue, oxtongue, Picris echioides
 
 See Also: anchusa, genus Picris, Picris, weed

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bu"gloss\, n.; pl. {Buglosses}. [F. buglosse, L.
buglossa, buglossus, fr. Gr. ? oxtongue ? ox + ? tongue.]
(Bot.)
A plant of the genus {Anchusa}, and especially the {A.
officinalis}, sometimes called {alkanet}; oxtongue.

{Small wild bugloss}, the {Asperugo procumbens} and the
   {Lycopsis arvensis}.

{Viper's bugloss}, a species of {Echium}.

 

 

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