Ver"vain (?), n. [OE. verveine, F. verveine, fr. L. verbena, pl. verbenae sacred boughs of laurel, olive, or myrtle, a class of plants; cf. verbenaca vervain. Cf. Verbena.] Bot.

Any plant of the genus Verbena.

Vervain mallow Bot., a species of mallow (Malva Alcea) with rose-colored flowers.

 

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