beebalm
bee balm n.
An aromatic eastern North American herb (Monarda didyma) in the mint family, having variously colored, tubular bilabiate flowers grouped in dense showy heads. Also called bergamot.

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  • beebalm — eebalm, bee balm ee balm . 1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa}) of North America. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America ({Monarda didyma}) having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beebalm — noun 1. perennial herb of North America • Syn: ↑bee balm, ↑Monarda fistulosa • Hypernyms: ↑monarda, ↑wild bergamot 2. perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bee balm — beebalm eebalm, bee balm ee balm . 1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa}) of North America. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America ({Monarda didyma}) having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melissa officinalis — beebalm eebalm, bee balm ee balm . 1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa}) of North America. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America ({Monarda didyma}) having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarda didyma — beebalm eebalm, bee balm ee balm . 1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa}) of North America. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America ({Monarda didyma}) having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarda fistulosa — beebalm eebalm, bee balm ee balm . 1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa}) of North America. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America ({Monarda didyma}) having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarda — A bumblebee on a Monarda flower Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Monarda citriodora — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Monarda didyma — Not to be confused with Bergamot orange (used in Earl Grey tea); or Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot). Monarda didyma Flower being visited by a hummingbird …   Wikipedia

  • bee balm — noun 1. perennial herb of North America • Syn: ↑beebalm, ↑Monarda fistulosa • Hypernyms: ↑monarda, ↑wild bergamot 2. perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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