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Definition of the noun acorus

What does acorus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae

Phrases with Acorus

Phrases starting with the word Acorus:

  1. acorus calamus
  2. Acorus Humilis
  3. Acorus Pusillus
  4. Acorus gramineus
  5. Acorus Xiangyeus
  6. Acorus americanus
  7. Acorus Adulterinus
  8. Acorus Macrospadiceus
  9. Acorus Gramineus Japonica
  10. Acorus Gramineus Pusillus
  11. Acorus calamus var. americanus

Phrase ending with the word Acorus:

  1. genus acorus

Other phrases containing the word Acorus:

  1. Species Acorus Humilis
  2. Species Acorus Pusillus
  3. species Acorus gramineus
  4. Species Acorus Xiangyeus
  5. species Acorus americanus
  6. Species Acorus Adulterinus
  7. Species Acorus Brasiliensius
  8. Species Acorus Macrospadiceus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acorus

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Google previewPrescription for Herbal Healing, 2nd Edition (2012)

An Easy-to-Use A-to-Z Reference to Hundreds of Common Disorders and Their Herbal Remedies by Phyllis A. Balch CNC, Stacey Bell

Acorus is a grasslike, rhizome-forming perennial plant resembling an iris. It inhabits wet...

Google previewHandbook of Herbs and Spices (2004)

by K. V. Peter

Botany and description Acorus is an attractive, perennial, herbaceous, aquatic, marshy plant.

Acorus is a rather remarkable plant in a number of respects.

Google previewUnderutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops (2007)

by K. V. Peter

Botany and description Acorus is an attractive, perennial, herbaceous, aquatic, marshy plant.

Acorus is a rather remarkable plant in a number of respects.

Google previewPlant lore, legends and lyrics (1884)

by Richard Folkard

The Acorus is a plant of the Moon. ADDER'S TONGUE.— The Adder's Tongue, or to give it its old Latin name, Christ's Spear (Ophioglossunt vulgatum), was formerly much prized as a remedy for wounds. Gerarde declared that boiled in olive ...

Google previewA Treatise on Foreign Vegetables, Containing an Account of Such as are Now Commonly Used in the Practice of Physick (1749)

by Ralph Thicknesse

Acorus is a long Root full of Joints, about as thick as one's Finger, and somewhat flattish ; on the out- fide, when fresh, of a pale Colour inclining to Green, but. afterwards changing into a reddHh Yellow. , It has an acrid, bitterish, aromatick Taste ...

Google previewPlant Systematics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acorus is a genus of monocot flowering plants. This genus was once placed within the family Araceae (aroids), ...

Google previewScepters (2004)

The Third Book of the Corean Chronicles by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

Acorus is a cold world,” replied Tarolt. “You knew that.” “Knowing it in one's mind and feeling the chill seeping into your bones on all but the warmest of summer days are two different matters.” Sensat pulled one of the chairs closer to the stove ...

Google previewParacelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus Von Hohenheim, 1493-1541) (2008)

Essential Theoretical Writings by Paracelsus

Acorus is a medication from the gladiolus root ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Acorus calamus var. americanus ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acorus L. Acoraceae (Araceae) Origins: Greek akoron and akoros (possibly from kore "pupil" but also "Hypericum"), an ancient name applied to Acorus calamus ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

ACORUS, Linn. ; Gen. PL, 111., 999. A genus of aquatic herbaceous perennials ( belonging to the Natural Order Aroide/e), comprising a number of forms which may, with advantage, be reduced to two species. Spike not enclosed by a spathe ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

against Acorus calamus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The acorus being a perennial plant, may be transplanted into a garden, where it will thrive very well if the ground is moist ; but never flowers unless it grows in water. It loves an open situation, and will not thrive well under the fliade of trees.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances (2014)

by Richard Rudgley

ACORUS. CALAMUS. An uncommon but widespread semiaquatic plant found in temperate and subtemperate zones of both the Old and New Worlds. It has a branched and aromatic root or rhizome from which rise its long erect leaves.

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

acorus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

The acorus being a perennial plant, may be transplanted into a garden, where it will thrive very well if the ground is moist; but never flowers unless it grows in water. It loves an open fituation, and will not thrive well under the shade of trees.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by Sir George Watt

ACORUS, Linn. ; Gen. PI., Ill, 999. A genus of aquatic herbaceous perennials (belonging to the Natural Order Aroide.5), comprising a number of forms which may, with advantage, be reduced to two species.

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The acorus being a perennial plant, may be transplanted into a garden, wheie it will thrive very well if the ground is moist ; but it never lloweis unless it grows in water. It loves an open situation, an.l will not thrive well under the shade of trees.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Container Plants (2010)

More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners by Ray Rogers

ACORUS. sweet flag (A. calamus); grassy-leaved sweet flag (A. gramineus) Family: Araceae/Acoraceae Cultural group: perennials Height: 3–10 in. (A. gramineus), 3–4 ft. (A. calamus) Width: 6 in. or more in time (A. gramineus), 1–3 ft . or more ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1901)

a dictionary of universal knowledge by William Chambers, David Patrick, W. & R. Chambers Ltd, J.B. Lippincott Company

ACORUS. ACRE. 39 species of balanus were esteemed by the Romans, and are still eaten by Chinese and others. B. psittacus sometimes measures 4 inches in Acorn-shells in the skin of a whale. (From Bronn's TMer-JUich.) diameter, and B.

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