Ger*man"der (?), n. [OE. germaunder, F. germandr'ee, It. calamandrea, L. chamaedrys, fr. Gr.; on the earth or ground + tree. See Humble, and Tree.] Bot.

A plant of the genus Teucrium (esp. Teucrium Chamaedrys or wall germander), mintlike herbs and low shrubs.

American germander, Teucrium Canadense. -- Germander chickweed, Veronica agrestis. -- Water germander, Teucrium Scordium. -- Wood germander, Teucrium Scorodonia.


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