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Definition of the noun aletris
What does aletris mean as a name of something?
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- small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Aletris: genus Aletris
- more generic term: liliid monocot genus = genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
- member of: family Liliaceae / Liliaceae / lily family = includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea
- unicorn root / colic root / star grass / colicroot / crow corn = any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
- Aletris farinosa / ague grass / ague root = colicroot having a scurfy or granuliferous perianth and white flowers
- yellow colicroot / Aletris aurea = colicroot with yellow-bracted racemose flowers; smaller than Aletris farinosa
Phrases with Aletris
Phrases starting with the word Aletris:
- Aletris Alba
- aletris aurea
- Aletris lutea
- Aletris Lucida
- Aletris Uvaria
- Aletris obovata
- Aletris Spicata
- aletris farinosa
- Aletris Fragrans
- Aletris japonica
- Aletris bracteata
- Aletris Chinensis
- Aletris Dickinsii
- Aletris Zeylanica
- Aletris Guineensis
- Aletris Littoralis
- Aletris X tottenii
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aletris
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Ellingwood's Therapeutist (1914)
A Monthly Journal of Direct Therapeutics. ...
Aletris is a remedy for women, where with anemia and the general relaxed condition of the system and extreme plethora disinclination to effort, there are uterine displacements or prolapses or leucorrhea. A number of foreign writers after ...
The Medical Brief (1900)
A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and Surgery
Aletris is the best remedy known in the treatment of female troubles, but aletrin has proved disappointing. Neither does gelsemine give the prompt and decided effects produced by a good tincture of gelsemium. These illustrations could ...
Medical Flora (1828)
Or, Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America. Containing a Selection of Above 100 Figures and Descriptions of Medical Plants, with Their Names, Qualities, Properties, History, &c.: and Notes Or Remarks on Nearly 500 Equivalent Substitutes. In Two Volumes ... by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque
Aletris means a miller in Greek, and furinosa means mealy in ...
Citizen Bacchae (2004)
Women’s Ritual Practice in Ancient Greece by Barbara Goff
An aletris is a corn-grinder, and the scholiast on Aristophanes Lysistrata 641ff. claims that they prepared popana eis ten thusian, “cakes for offering.” Brulé has conjectured that these girls ground the flour for special bread eaten by the ...
by W. A. Dewey
According to Hale, "Aletris is the China of the uterine organs.
by E. A. Farrington
Aletris is a remedy also for weakness of digestion; food distresses the patient and lies heavily in the stomach. Cyclamen is very similar to Pulsatilla. They are both suited to chlorotic and anemic women, and they both have some trouble with the ...
Containing a Selection of Above 100 Figures and Descriptions of Medical Plants, with Their Names, Qualities, Properties, History, &c.: and Notes Or Remarks on Nearly 500 Equivalent Substitutes by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque
Aletris means a miller in Greek, and farinosa means mealy ...
N.A.R.D. Journal (1915)
ALETRIs (TRUE UNICORN) Aletris is a native perennial belonging to the bloodwort family (Haemodaraceae).
Aletris is an erect slender herb, 1% to 3 feet tall, has basal leaves only of grasslike character which spread out on the ground in ...
Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed
ALETRIS. Source: Aletris farinosa L. (Family Liliaceae). Common/vernacular names: Ague grass, ague root, aletris, blazing star, colic root, stargrass, starwort, true unicorn root, unicorn root, and whitetube stargrass.
by Abdur Rehman
Aletris farinosa Agraphis nutans Ailanthus glandulosa Aletris farinosa.
The gardeners dictionary (1835)
by Philip Miller
Aletris farinosa (colic-root Ale- tris). Lod. Bor. Cab. 1161. Flowers stalked oblong, alternate tubular ; leaves broad, lanceolate mucronate. The Aletris farinosa has a tuberous root, from which arise several lanceolate leaves, and a naked stalk ...
Aletris farinosa, or American aletris: stemless, leaves lanceolate membranaceous , flowers alternate. This species has a tuberous root, from which arise several lanceolate leaves, and a naked stalk supporting a spike of flowers placed ...
The Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)
by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)
ALETRIS, Guinea Aloe, &c. The plants of this genus are herbaceous, succulent evergreens, of the aloaceous tribe, natives of hot climates, and retained here in stoves for curiosity. Class and order, Hexandria Monogynia, six slamina, one style.
by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)
ALETRIS, Guinea Aloe, &c. The plants of this genus are herbaceous, fucculent evergreens, of the aloeaceous tribe, natives of hot climates, and retained here in ftoves for curiofity. Class and order ...
Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen
See Herbal medicine alehoof Ground ivy, see there, Glechoma hederacea aletris Colicroot, see there, Aletris farinosa Aletris farinosa Popularly known as colicroot, see there Frederick Mathis Alexander An AustralianBritish (18691956) ...
by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill
Aletris aurea Colic Root SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aletris, from Greek, aA£Tpi<;, aletris, a female slave who grinds corn or a noble maiden who prepares offering cakes.
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)
by John Wilkes
Aletris farinosa, or American aletris : stemless, leaves lanceolate membranaceotts, flowers alternate. This species has a tuberous root, ...
A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner
Aletris (Star grass ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1E1T1R1I1S1
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Anagrams of ALETRIS
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