Origin: F. Buglosse, L. Buglossa, buglossus, fr. Gr. Oxtongue ox + tongue.

<botany> 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.

(01 Mar 1998)

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