Meaning of chamomile

cham•o•mile

Pronunciation: (kam'u-mīl", -mēl"), [key]
— n.
  1. a composite plant, Chamaemelium nobile (or Anthemis nobilis), native to the Old World, having strongly scented foliage and white ray flowers with yellow centers used medicinally and as a tea.
  2. any of several allied plants of the genera Matricaria and Tripleurospermum.
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