wild bergamot


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild bergamot any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Monarda
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wild bergamot (Bot) an American herb of the Mint family (Monarda fistulosa).
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In literature:

The Wild Bergamot has a pleasant smell; it has, however, the objectionable property of attracting great numbers of bees and wasps.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood

In news:

A red-blue checkered beetle eats pollen from and lays eggs on wild bergamot flowers.