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Definition of the noun american columbo
What does american columbo mean as a name of something?
- any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of American columbo: American gentian / columbo / deer's-ear / deer's-ears / pyramid plant
- more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
- member of: Frasera / genus Frasera = genus of North American herbs: columbo
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Pharmaceutical lexicon (1873)
See American Columbo. Commao, FALSE. (Columbo Wood.) The wood of Coscinium fenestratum, with which the genuine columbo root is often adulterated. COLUMBO Woon. See Cfllllfllblry False. COLUMBRINA. An old name for the wood ...
Companion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)
by Lawrence T. Ashwell
American Columbo, Indian Lettuce. Habitat, Southern and Western portions of the United States. Am.H.P. — Tincture of the fresh root, Class III. Fucus Vesiculosus. (Ad.) N.O. Alga. Syn. Quercus marina. Sea Wrack, Bladder Wrack, Sea Kelp.
by Carole J. Skelly
AMERICAN COLUMBO OR CALUMBA:See GENTIAN. AMERICAN COW PARSNIP: See MASTERWORT. AMERICAN COWSLIP:See MARIGOLDand COWSLIP. AMERICAN CRANESBILL: See GERANIUM. AMERICAN CRESS: See ROCKET ...
by Elias Longley
American Columbo; Frasera Carolincnsis; root of the plant that affords a ...
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper
[American columbo. This is the Frasera if alter, of Michaux. It is a tall, rank, perennial plant, growing spontaneously in the southern and western parts of the United States. It is the Swertia frazera of Smith, in Rees's Cyclopedia. The root ...
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
The root of American Columbo ; it is a mild tonic and simple bitter. Dose in powder 3;j (4.0). Unof. Fraunhofer's Lines. See Absorption. Fraxinus ( fraks-in' -us). See Manna.
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould
See also American Columbo. Calumbin (Kal-um'-bin). See Calumba. Calva (ka/- vah). Same as Ca/varia. Calvaria (£al va'-re-ah) [ca/va, the scalp]. The upper part of the skull. Calvarian (&al-va'-re-an) [calva, the scalp]. Relating to the calvaria.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A work of Universal Reference in all Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World (1906)
— American columbo, the root of Frasera Wal- teri or Carolinemis, a gentianaceous plant of the Atlantic States, having the mild tonic properties of gentian. columel (kol'u-mel), n. Same as columella, 1.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1888)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, Ninth Edition .... Supplement
The American Columbo is the root of a gentianaeeous plant — Fnisem C' iriiliiiieiisis, and its virtues are said to be equal to its African namesake. Coccuhis Peltatm, 0. fl/ivesceim, (J. phityphyllus, and C. Bakis are used in the same capacity in ...
The Encyclopaedia Britanica (1888)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Supplement
The American Columbo is the root of a gentianaceous plant—Hvwera Carolfm' enstk, and its virtues are said to be equal to its African namesake. - (bacillus Pellalua, C. fltwescenx, (,'. plaiyphyllus, and C. Bait-Ls are used in the same capac; ...
Lexicon Medicum (1860)
Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper
- [AMERICAN columbo. This is the Frasera Walters of Michaux. It is a tall, rank, perennial plant, growing ...
A New Medical Dictionary (1890)
Including All the Words and Phrases Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions. Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
See American Columbo. Frec'kles. See Lentigo. Freez'ing. The congelation of liquids, especially of water. F. Fluids, liquid preparations, syrupy or gummy in consistence, with boric acid, in which tissue specimens are immersed prior to freezing ...
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA (1920)
American Columbo (Frasera fastigiata, albicaulis). Deer's-tongue (Frasera speciosa). Milkweeds (Asclepias speciosa, lot if alia, etc.). Bush Morning Glory (Jpomaa leptophylla). Wild Sweet William (Phlox ...
with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge
the American columbo, Frasera Caro£:: orid species, u medicinally.— the closed gentian, G. Andrewsii, so called from the barrelshaped flowers. The soapwort-gentian, G. Saponaria, has been called barrel-flowered gentian ...
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