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horehound

Definitions of horehound
  1. noun
    any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Marrubium
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    types:
    Marrubium vulgare, common horehound, white horehound
    European aromatic herb with hairy leaves and numerous white flowers in axillary cymes; leaves yield a bitter extract use medicinally and as flavoring
    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
  2. noun
    a candy that is flavored with an extract of the horehound plant
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    type of:
    candy, confect
    a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
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