Meaning of BORAGE in English

/bawr"ij, bor"-, berr"-/ , n.

1. a plant, Borago officinalis, native to southern Europe, having hairy leaves and stems, used medicinally and in salads. Cf. borage family .

2. any of various allied or similar plants.

[ 1250-1300; ME burage borage, bo ( u )- rache, MF bourage burrago (LL burra hair stuffing + -go n. suffix) ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .