borage

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English[edit]

Borago officinalis

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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, literally 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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