Meaning of BORAGE in English

/ ˈbɒrɪdʒ; NAmE ˈbɔːrɪdʒ/ noun

[ U ] a Mediterranean plant with blue flowers that are shaped like stars, and leaves covered with small hairs. Borage leaves are eaten raw as a salad vegetable.



Middle English : from Old French bourrache , from medieval Latin borrago , perhaps from Arabic 'abū ḥurāš father of roughness (referring to the leaves).

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