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American columbo

Definition of the noun american columbo

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noun

  1. any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington

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Google previewPharmaceutical 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 ...

Google previewCompanion 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.

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

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 ...

Google previewStudent's pocket medical lexicon (1881)

by Elias Longley

American Columbo; Frasera Carolincnsis; root of the plant that affords a ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

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 ...

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1904)

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.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

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.

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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; ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum (1860)

Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper

- [AMERICAN columbo. This is the Frasera Walters of Michaux. It is a tall, rank, perennial plant, growing ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewTHE 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 ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

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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