Borage

Blue borage flowers in the garden (Borago officinalis). Concept of herbal medicine and healthy eating. Selective focus.

Borago officinalis

Synonyms:
Starflower, Gaozaban
Borage (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English borage, that borrowed from Old French borage (compare French bourrache), from Medieval Latin borrago, either from Latin borra (short wool, rough hair) or Arabic أَبُو العَرَق(ʾabū l-ʿaraq, literally father of sweat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɒɹ.ɪdʒ/

Noun

borage (usually uncountable, plural borages)

  1. Borago officinalis, a Mediterranean plant with rough
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