horehound

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From Middle English horehoune, from Old English hārhūne, hārehūne[1].

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horehound (countable and uncountable, plural horehounds)

  1. Any plant of the genus Marrubium.
  2. Any plant of the genus Ballota.
  3. A herb, Marrubium vulgare, of the mint family, traditionally used as a cough remedy and to make a type of hard candy.

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  1. ^ A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary For the Use of Students - John R. Clark Hall (2nd ed.: 1916)

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horehound

  1. Alternative form of horehoune