Associations to the word «Labiatae»
LABIATAE, proper noun. (now) (chiefly informal) A taxonomic family within the order Lamiales — the Lamiaceae, formerly sometimes considered an order.
LABIATAE, noun. A large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary.
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