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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 Dovii
  7. Actaea elata
  8. Actaea Nigra
  9. Actaea Picta
  10. actaea rubra
  11. Actaea Sabae
  12. Actaea arguta
  13. Actaea Aspera
  14. Actaea Bifida
  15. Actaea dioica
  16. Actaea Erosus
  17. Actaea Mairei
  18. Actaea Nodosa

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 previewSpring Wildflowers of the Northeast (2012)

A Natural History by Carol Gracie

Actaea is a genus originally described ...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 previewPharmaceutical Journal; (1894)

A Weekly Record of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences

Actaea is a European plant, whil.ot Cimicifuga has for its ...

Google previewThe Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions (1894)

Actaea is a European plant, ...

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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

TX, USA • CHEMICALN AME : 4Methylenebut2en4olide • REPRESENTATIVE C HEMICAL: Protoanemonin • S YNONYMS : Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry); Actaea rubra (red baneberry); Actaea spicata (grape wort, herbChristopher); ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Actaea Aciinidia inhalation, or ingestion. 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

ACTAEA AMERICANA. White and red cohosh, a drastic purgative. ACTAEA RACEMosA. Black snake-root. ACTAEA SPICATA. Baneberry. ACTIN'OLITE.

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 previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

by Robley Dunglison

Actaea racemosa.

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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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