1. [ noun ] (botany) bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
Synonyms: sweet_balm bee_balm beebalm Melissa_officinalis garden_balm
Related terms: herb Melissa
2. [ noun ] (food) lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
Related terms: herb
Similar spelling:   lemon_peel