Definition of borage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɒrɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɔːrɪdʒ//
, NAmE//ˈbɑːrɪdʒ//
[uncountable] Vegetables
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a Mediterranean plant with blue flowers that are shaped like stars, and leaves covered with small hairs. Borage leaves are eaten raw as a salad vegetable. See related entries: Vegetables Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French bourrache, from medieval Latin borrago, perhaps from Arabic 'abū ḥurāš ‘father of roughness’ (referring to the leaves).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: borage