Definition of "labiatae" [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

Use "labiatae" in a sentence

  • "To know fully the mentha family of plants, he must know both the characteristic qualities of the family and also those of the larger genus labiatae."

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