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Definition of the noun actaea

What does actaea mean as a name of something?


  1. baneberry


Actaea was a name attributed to two characters in Greek mythology.

Phrases with Actaea

Phrases starting with the word Actaea:

  1. actaea alba
  2. Actaea Nana
  3. Actaea Pura
  4. Actaea Acies
  5. Actaea Bocki
  6. Actaea Danae
  7. Actaea Dovii
  8. Actaea elata
  9. Actaea Nigra
  10. Actaea Picta
  11. actaea rubra
  12. Actaea Sabae
  13. Actaea arguta
  14. Actaea Aspera
  15. Actaea Bifida
  16. Actaea dioica
  17. Actaea Erosus
  18. Actaea Mairei

Phrases ending with the word Actaea:

  1. Erica Actaea
  2. genus actaea

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Actaea

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1826)

by Robert SWEET

AcTAEA is a genus belonging to the Ranunculaceae, which thrives well in any common soil: the species are dwarf-growing plants, and proper for the front of borders or flowerbeds; and are increased by dividing at the root, or by seeds, which ...

Google previewThe Retrospect of Medicine (1873)

Being a Half-yearly Journal, Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences

Actaea is a most useful drug in the treatment of chronic and sub-acute rheumatism and lumbago. Out of fourteen cases of lumbago eleven were cured, and out of fifteen cases of chronic and subacute rheumatism ...

Google previewBritish Wild Flowers (1846)

by Mrs. Loudon (Jane)

The word Actaea is the Greek name for the Elder, in allusion to the leaves of the Bane-berry bearing some resemblance to those of that tree. 1.—THE COMMON BANE- BERRY ...

Google previewWild Flowers Every Child Should Know (1914)

Arranged According to Color, with Reliable Descriptions of the More Common Species of the United States and Canada by Frederic William Stack

Actaea is an ancient name of the Alder. The Red Baneberry, A. rubra, is a similar species, more common northward than the above, and having less pointed and more broadened leaves. Its principal difference appears in its oval, cherry-red ...

Google previewYearbook of Pharmacy (1893)

Comprising Abstracts of Papers Relating to Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Chemistry Contributed to British and Foreign Journal...with the Transactions of the British Pharmaceutical Conference

Actaea is a European plant, whilst Cimicifuga has for its native habitat the ...

Google previewThe Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery (1873)

Actaea is a most useful drug in the treatment of chronic and sub-acute rheumatism and lumbago. Out of fourteen cases of ...

Google previewSecrets of Wildflowers (2014)

A Delightful Feast Of Little-Known Facts, Folklore, And History by Jack Sanders

Actaea is a genus of only a half-dozen or so species worldwide. Some authorities say the word means “elder” (others say “alder”) because the leaves of some species resemble those of the elder or the alder tree—take your pick. Pachypoda ...

Google previewLectures on Materia Medica (2002)

by James Tyler Kent

A routine saying about Actaea is that it makes confinement easy. That is not a legitimate ...

Google previewLeaders in Homoeopathic Therapeutics (1992)

by E. B. Nash

Actaea is a many-sided remedy and adapted to nervous troubles of many forms. SABINA. Is one of our best remedies for profuse flowing from the female genital organs, as in menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, ...

Google previewGardeners' Chronicle of America (1920)

Actaea is the ancient name for the elder whose leaves the plants of this genus are said to resemble. Cumicifuga is from the Latin cimex, a bug, and fugare to drive ...

Google previewPassionate Gardening (2000)

Good Advice for Challenging Climates by Lauren Springer, Lauren Springer Ogden, Rob Proctor

△ Narcissus Actaea is a late-blooming pheasants-eye type daffodil, long-lived.

Google previewPharmaceutical Journal; (1894)

A Weekly Record of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences

Actaea is a European plant, whil.ot Cimicifuga ...

Google previewThe Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions (1894)

Actaea is a European plant, whilst Cimicifuga ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Border Plants (1999)

by Hanneke Van Dijk

carmichaelii is one of the monks- hoods which flowers late, in August and Actaea rubra (red berry) (white berry) Actaea pachypoda September with 1m (3ft )-high spikes of brilliant blue flowers and glossy green foliage. 'Arendsii' 80cm ( 32in) ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

(Actaea cimicifuga L.) Cimicifuga heracleifolia Komarov in Act. Hort. Petr. 18, (1901) 438. Jap. oh-mituba-syoma; Russ. klopogon borscevikolistnyj. China, Korea, Russia (Ussuri). In Korea cultivated for medicinal ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

Actaea. racemosa. Herbal medicine Black cohosh, see there, Cimicifuga racemosa Homeopathy See Cimic. activated. charcoal. Medicinal charcoal A substance that is the reside of the destructive distillation of organic materials, resulting ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Actaea. spicata. Food(s) to be avoided: Beer“ Complementary Remedies: Arn'"> Gaul“, Coloc“, Nat-sm, Sabin“, Siici”, Viol-o” Followed well by: - inimical:Antidotes: Collaterals: Am-ph (Nodosities particularly in obese sublects), Arn, Bry, ...

Google previewBlackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes (2017)

Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell

across water aapám adt across water 4 across water opamoo vai go across water 204 Actaea arguta sikaoki nin red bane berry, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Actaea,Agave, Doto, Dynamene, Galateia, Panope (Panopae in Hyginus« list), Pherusa, Speio, and Thetis are in all four recordings. Other Nereids who developedindividual myths are Ceto (also called the daughter of Oceanus and Gaea) ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

ACTAEA Acrodynia, ak-ro-din'-e-ah. Epidemic erythema, a disease closely allied to ergotism. Acroesthesia, Acroaesthesia, ak-ro-es-the-ce-ah. 1. Hypersensitiveness. 2. Pain in the extremities. Acrolein, ak-ro'-le-in. C3H4O. Acrylic aldehyd.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Actaea (Actea. baneberry; cohosh; necklace- weed; coralberry; herb-Christopher) . a genus of mildly to highly toxic perennial herbs (Family Ranunculaceae) that are native t0 the woodlands of eastern North America or to forests from the Rocky ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1A1E1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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