One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The common European bugloss, Anchusa (formerly Lycopsis) arvensis, with blue flowers.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Lyte (1529–1607), botanist and antiquary. After Middle French petite buglosse, itself after Dutch † cleyne ossentonghe.
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