Found 2 items, similar to Mentha Pulegium.
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Definition: Mentha pulegium
n : Eurasian perennial mint have small lilac-blue flowers and
ovate leaves; yields an aromatic oil [syn: pennyroyal
English → English
Definition: Mentha Pulegium
, n. [A corruption of OE. puliall
royal. OE. puliall is ultimately derived fr. L. puleium, or
pulegium regium (so called as being good against fleas), fr.
pulex a flea; and royal is a translation of L. regium, in
puleium regium.] (Bot.)
An aromatic herb (Mentha Pulegium
) of Europe; also, a North
American plant (Hedeoma pulegioides
) resembling it in
(Bot.) See Blue curls
, under Blue
, n. [Cf. F. boudin black pudding, sausage, L.
botulus, botellus, a sausage, G. & Sw. pudding pudding, Dan.
podding, pudding, LG. puddig thick, stumpy, W. poten, potten,
also E. pod, pout, v.]
1. A species of food of a soft or moderately hard
consistence, variously made, but often a compound of flour
or meal, with milk and eggs, etc.
And solid pudding against empty praise. --Pope.
2. Anything resembling, or of the softness and consistency
3. An intestine; especially, an intestine stuffed with meat,
etc.; a sausage. --Shak.
4. Any food or victuals.
Eat your pudding, slave, and hold your tongue.
5. (Naut.) Same as Puddening
(Bot.), the true pennyroyal (Mentha Pulegium
), formerly used to flavor stuffing for roast
meat. --Dr. Prior.
, a pudding with meat baked in it. --Taylor
(Bot.), the long, cylindrical pod of the
leguminous tree Cassia Fistula
. The seeds are separately
imbedded in a sweetish pulp. See Cassia
, a full sleeve like that of the English
clerical gown. --Swift.
. (Min.) See Conglomerate
, n., 2.
(a) The time of dinner, pudding being formerly the dish
first eaten. [Obs.] --Johnson.
(b) The nick of time; critical time. [Obs.]
Mars, that still protects the stout,
In pudding time came to his aid. --Hudibras.