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Definition of the noun aletris

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  1. 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
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Phrases with Aletris

Phrases starting with the word Aletris:

  1. Aletris Alba
  2. aletris aurea
  3. Aletris lutea
  4. Aletris Lucida
  5. Aletris obovata
  6. Aletris Spicata
  7. aletris farinosa
  8. Aletris Fragrans
  9. Aletris japonica
  10. Aletris bracteata
  11. Aletris Chinensis
  12. Aletris Dickinsii
  13. Aletris Zeylanica
  14. Aletris Guineensis
  15. Aletris Littoralis
  16. Aletris X tottenii

Phrases ending with the word Aletris:

  1. Meta-Aletris
  2. genus aletris
  3. Erigone aletris
  4. Genus Meta-Aletris

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aletris

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Google previewEllingwood'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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewMedical 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 ...

Google previewCitizen 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 ...

Google previewPractical Homoeopathic Therapeutics (2002)

by W. A. Dewey

According to Hale, "Aletris is the China of the uterine organs.

Google previewLectures on Clinical Materia Medica (1999)

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 ...

Google previewMedical Flora; Or, Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America (1828)

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 ...

Google previewN.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 ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Aletris farinosa Agraphis nutans Ailanthus glandulosa Aletris farinosa.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

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 ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

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) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

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.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

Aletris farinosa, or American aletris : stemless, leaves lanceolate membranaceotts, flowers alternate. This species has a tuberous root, ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

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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