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Definition of the noun acocanthera

What does acocanthera mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa

Phrases with Acocanthera

  1. acocanthera venenata
  2. acocanthera spectabilis
  3. acocanthera oblongifolia
  4. acocanthera oppositifolia
  5. genus acocanthera

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Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

Acocanthera, Akokanthora (ak-o-kan-the'rah). A genus of apocynaceous plants growing in Africa, several species of which furnish an arrow-poison used by the natives. A. unma'ta furnishes ouabain. acocantherin (ak-o-kan'ther-in).

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

[Acocanthera (see def.) ...

Google previewA Kaffir-English Dictionary (1899)

by Albert Kropf

Acocanthera Thunbergii, or Toxicophloea Thunb.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Acocanthera (Akocanthera). a genus of plants (Family Apocynaceae), the stems and leaves of which yield cardiotoxic substances used by various tribes to make arrow poisons and sometimes in trial by ordeal. Thus, poison makers of the ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

oubain /wäbā′′in/, a crystalline glycoside derived from the seeds of Strophanthus gratus and the wood of Acocanthera ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

The Acocanthera venenata. J., Spanish. The Jasminum grandiflorum. J., trumpet. The Tecoma radicans. J., Virginian. The Tecoma radicans. J., white. The Jasminum officinale. J., wild. (F. jasmin sauvagc.) The Gel- sentium nitidum. J., yellow.

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Scrabble value of A1C3O1C3A1N1T1H4E1R1A1

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