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).

Noun[edit]

borage (usually uncountable, plural borages)

  1. Borago officinalis, a Mediterranean plant with oval leaves, used in salads.

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