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brooklime


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brooklime  \Brook"lime`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  ({Veronica  Beccabunga}),  with  flowers,  usually  blue, 
  in  axillary  racemes.  The  American  species  is  {V.  Americana}. 
  [Formerly  written  {broklempe}  or  {broklympe}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brooklime 
  n  1:  European  plant  having  low-lying  stems  with  blue  flowers 
  often  pink-flushed;  sparsely  naturalized  in  North 
  America  [syn:  {European  brooklime},  {Veronica  beccabunga}] 
  2:  plant  of  western  North  America  and  northeastern  Asia  having 
  prostrate  stems  with  dense  racemes  of  pale  violet  to  lilac 
  flowers  [syn:  {American  brooklime},  {Veronica  americana}] 




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