A stalk of flowering borage.
borage definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French bourage ; from Midieval Latin borrago, burrago; said to be ; from Arabic ab ʼarak, “father of sweat,” from diaphoretic use of the plant
borage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old French bourage, from Medieval Latin borāgō, probably from Arabic bū‘araq, from ’abū ‘araq, source of sweat (from its use as a sudorific) : ’ab, father, source; see אb in Semitic roots + ‘araq, sweat; see עrq in Semitic roots.