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 for alehoof
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Alehoof \Ale"hoof`\ ([=a]l"h[=oo]f`), n. [AS. h[=o]fe ground
     ivy; the first part is perh. a corruption: cf. OE. heyhowe
     hedgehove, ground ivy, "in old MSS. heyhowe, heyoue, haihoue,
     halehoue." --Prior.]
     Ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma).
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  alehoof
      n 1: trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having
           rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in
           hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes
           placed in genus Nepeta [syn: ground ivy, alehoof,
           field balm, gill-over-the-ground, runaway robin,
           Glechoma hederaceae, Nepeta hederaceae]

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