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Definition of "camomile" [cam•o•mile]

  • Variant of chamomile. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "camomile" in a sentence
  • "Gin must contain juniper, but she has added other rather quirkier 'botanicals' to the usual mix, namely camomile, honeysuckle and pomelo a Chinese grapefruit."
  • "Similar effects follow the addition to the bath of aromatic herbs, such as camomile, thyme, &c."
  • "For as the camomile which is trodden groweth best, and smelleth most fragrant; and as the fish is sweetest that lives in the saltest waters: so those souls are most precious to Christ who are most exercised and afflicted with crosses."