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 for ((Melissa officinalis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Melissa \Me*lis"sa\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me`lissa a bee, honey.]
     (Bot.)
     A genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm
     ({Melissa officinalis).
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  beebalm \beebalm\, bee balm \bee balm\n.
     1. a perennial herb ({Monarda fistulosa) of North America.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. a perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America
        ({Monarda didyma) having variously colored tubular
        flowers in dense showy heads.
  
     Syn: bee balm, bergamot mint, oswego tea.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. a bushy perennial Old World mint, Melissa officinalis,
        having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant
        lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe
        and North America.
  
     Syn: lemon balm, garden balm, sweet balm, bee balm, Melissa
          officinalis.
          [WordNet 1.5]

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