camomile

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 [ˈkæməmaɪl]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
cam•o•mile /ˈkæməˌmaɪl, -ˌmil/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Plant Biology chamomile.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
cam•o•mile  (kamə mīl′, -mēl′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Plant Biologychamomile.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

camomile, chamomile /ˈkæməˌmaɪl/ n
  1. any aromatic plant of the Eurasian genus Anthemis, esp A. nobilis, whose finely dissected leaves and daisy-like flowers are used medicinally: family Asteraceae (composites)
  2. any plant of the related genus Matricaria, esp M. chamomilla (German or wild camomile)
  3. camomile teaa medicinal beverage made from the fragrant leaves and flowers of any of these plants
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French camomille, from Medieval Latin chamomilla, from Greek khamaimēlon, literally, earth-apple (referring to the apple-like scent of the flowers)



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