Purple viper’s bugloss
, Echium plantagineum
From French buglosse, from Latin buglossa, buglossus, from Ancient Greek βούγλωσσον (boúglōsson, “Anchusa italica”), from βούς (boús, “ox”) + γλωσσον (glōsson, “tongue”)
bugloss (usually uncountable, plural buglosses)
- Any of several plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae.
any of several plants in the borage family