loosestrife: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ls'strīf"), [key]
- any of various plants belonging to the genus Lysimachia, of the primrose family, having clusters of usually yellow flowers, as L. vulgarisor L. quadrifolia
- any of several plants belonging to the genus Lythrum, of the loosestrife family. Cf. purple loosestrife.
- loosestrife (Thesaurus)