Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 05:21
Purple viper’s bugloss
, Echium plantagineum
From French buglosse, from Latin buglossa, buglossus, from Ancient Greek βούγλωσσον (bouglōssos, “Anchusa italica”), βούς (bous, “ox”) + γλωσσον (glosson, “tongue”)
bugloss (usually uncountable, plural buglosses)
- (botany) Any of several plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae.
any of several plants in the borage family