bog-myrtle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bog + myrtle (plants with small evergreen leaves are often named after the myrtle)

Noun[edit]

bog-myrtle (plural bog-myrtles)

  1. An herbal shrub with a sweet resinous smell that grows in bogs and other wet, acidic environments, Myrica gale

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