alehoof

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Alehoof \Ale"hoof'\ ([=a]l"h[=oo]f'), noun [AS. h[=o]fe ground ivy; the first part is perh. a corruption: cf. OE. heyhowe hedgehove, ground ivy, "in old MSS. heyhowe, heyoue, haihoue, halehoue." --Prior.] Ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}).

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

alehoof

noun

1: trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta [syn: {ground ivy}, {alehoof}, {field balm}, {gill-over-the-ground}, {runaway robin}, {Glechoma hederaceae}, {Nepeta hederaceae}]


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