alehoof

n.
Gill, ground-ivy (Glechoma hederacea, Nepeta glechoma).

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Synonyms:
, (Glechoma hederacea, Nepeta glechoma)


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  • Alehoof — Ale hoof ([=a]l h[=oo]f ), n. [AS. h[=o]fe ground ivy; the first part is perh. a corruption: cf. OE. heyhowe hedgehove, ground ivy, in old MSS. heyhowe, heyoue, haihoue, halehoue. Prior.] Ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alehoof — noun trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta • Syn: ↑ground ivy, ↑field balm, ↑gill over… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nepeta Glechoma — Alehoof Ale hoof ([=a]l h[=oo]f ), n. [AS. h[=o]fe ground ivy; the first part is perh. a corruption: cf. OE. heyhowe hedgehove, ground ivy, in old MSS. heyhowe, heyoue, haihoue, halehoue. Prior.] Ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glechoma hederacea — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • A Chamaepitys — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arctomys monax — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astragalus caryocarpus — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aulacodus Swinderianus — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C passerina — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Celuta amoena — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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