Meaning of horehound
Pronunciation: (hôr'hound", hōr'-), [key]
- an Old World plant, Marrubium vulgare, of the mint family, having downy leaves and small, whitish flowers, and containing a bitter, medicinal juice that is used as an expectorant, vermifuge, and laxative.
- any of various plants of the mint family.
- a brittle candy or lozenge flavored with horehound extract.
- horehound (Thesaurus)