Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun basil_balm

2 senses of basil balm

Sense 1
basil balm, Monarda clinopodia -- (perennial herb of North America (New York to Illinois and mountains of Alaska) having aromatic leaves and clusters of yellowish-pink balls)
       => monarda, wild bergamot -- (any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Monarda)

Sense 2
basil thyme, basil balm, mother of thyme, Acinos arvensis, Satureja acinos -- (fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America)
       => herb, herbaceous plant -- (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

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