HyperDic: lemon_balm

English > 2 senses of the expression lemon balm:
NOUNplantlemon balm, garden balm, sweet balm, bee balm, beebalm, Melissa officinalisbushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves
foodlemon balmlemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
English > lemon balm: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningbushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America.
Synonymsgarden balm, sweet balm, bee balm, beebalm, Melissa officinalis
Member ofMelissa, genus MelissaA genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
Partslemon balmlemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishcitronela, melisa, toronjil
CatalanMelissa officinalis
English > lemon balm: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaninglemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches.
Part oflemon balm, garden balm, sweet balm, bee balm, beebalm, Melissa officinalisbushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves
Broaderherbaromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities

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