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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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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 ...
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.
Giving the Correct Pronunciation and Definition of All Words and Terms in General Use in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by Elias Longley
Fraser- a Carollnensls, Fra-zt-ra Kar-0-li-nén-sis; American Columbo; an indigenous plant, the root of which is tonic; synonym for Fruaera Wulteri. Fraxlnus, Frzik-si- nus; ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
American Columbo (Frasera carolinensis). Wild Sweet Potato (Ipomaa pandurata ). Wild Morning Glory (Ipomaa purpurea, hederacea, etc.). Cypress-vine ( Quamoclit quamoclit). Wild Phlox (Phlox divaricata, pilosa, etc.). Wild Salvia ( Salvia ...
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.
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 ...
Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas
FRASERA FRONTAL American Columbo. It is a bitter tonic, and beais beautiful flowers. Frase'ra Car-o-li -nen'sis.* Another name for t rostra Walleri. Frax 'in, Frax 'ine. or Fraxl-nlne. A gluco- side extracted from the bark of Fraxinus excel- sitr.
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; ...
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould
See American Columbo. Fraserin (fra'-zer-in) [after John Fraser, an English botanist].
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 ...
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
See American Columbo. Fraserin (fral-zer-in) [after John Fraser, an English botanist].
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
The American columbo, Frasera Carolinenn'e. Gentianales . (jen-shig-na'léz), n. pl. [NL. (Lindley, 1833),<Gentiana+-ales.] An order of dicotyledonous chiefly sympetalous plants characterized by regular flowers, mostl 5merous, the stamens ...
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