borage

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English[edit]

Borago officinalis

Etymology[edit]

From Old French borage (compare French bourrache), from Medieval Latin borrago, either from Latin borra ‎(short wool, rough hair) or Arabic الأب من العرق ‎(abu min arak, lit. father of sweat).

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borage ‎(usually uncountable, plural borages)

  1. Borago officinalis, a Mediterranean plant with rough, cucumber-flavored leaves, used in salads.

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