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



BrE BrE//ˈhɪsəp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪsəp//
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a small plant of the mint family Word Origin Old English hysope (reinforced in Middle English by Old French ysope), via Latin from Greek hyssōpos, of Semitic origin.
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