Brooklime meaning

bro͝oklīm
Either of two related trailing plants, Veronica americana of North America or V. beccabunga of Eurasia, growing in wet or moist places and having clusters of small blue or purplish flowers.
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A plant (Veronica beccabunga) with usually blue flowers in axillary racemes.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of brooklime

  • Alteration of Middle English brokelemok broke brook brook1 lemok a kind of brooklime (from Old English hleomoc)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • brook +"Ž lime?

    From Wiktionary