speedwell definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Veronica) of plants of the figwort family, with white or bluish flower spikes
Origin: ; from speed, verb plush well: origin, originally sense probably “prosper well”
speedwell definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various plants of the genus Veronica, having opposite leaves and clusters of small, usually blue flowers.