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American spikenard

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noun

  1. unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Aralia racemosa
    • synonyms of American spikenard: life-of-man / petty morel
    • more generic words: subshrub / suffrutex = low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
    • member of: genus Aralia = type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard
    • geographic area: North America

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

The American spikenard, Aralia racemosa. old-standing (óld'stan'ding), a. Of long continuance; long- standing ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

American spikenard, a much-branching herbaceous plant, Aralia racemosa, with a short thick rootstock more spicy than that of A. nudicaulis, the wild saraapa- rflla , and, like that, used in domestic medicine In place of true sarsaparilla. The A.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

American spikenard, a much- branching herbaceous plant, Aralia racemosa, with a short thick rootstock more spicy than that of A. nudicaulis, the wild sarsaparilla, and, like that, used in domestic ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

American spikenard, a much-branching herbaceous plant, Aralia racemosa, with a short thick rootstock more spicy than that of A. nudicatulis, the wild sarsaparilla, and, like that, used in domestic medicine in place of true sarsaparilla. The A.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: American spikenard, petty morel, life-of-man, spikenard A. spinosa L. English: American angelica tree, devil's walking stick, Hercules' ...

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

by Carole J. Skelly

AMERICAN SPIKENARD: See SPIKENARD. AMERICAN STORAX OR ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

The American spikenard, Aralia racemosa.,,. Indian-sal, Indian-Saul (indi-an-sal, -sāl), n. A large East Indian tree, Shorea robusta ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: American spikenard Aralia racemosa L. subsp. racemosa North America. Perennial subshrub or herb, sweet pungent tonic See Sp. Pl. 1: 273. 1753 and Contr.

Google previewCompanion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

American Spikenard. Habitat, rich woodlands of America. Flowers in July. Well known for its spicy, aromatic, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

AMERICAN SPIKENARD. (Aralia Ra- cemosa.) A species of Aralia, used for the same purposes as Aralia Nudicaulis, which see. AMERICAN WATER HEMLOCK. (Ci- cuta Maculata.) A plant which grows in meadows and along streams ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

AMERICAN SPIKENARD. Aralia racemosa. AMETHYST.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1849)

by Chapin Aaron Harris

AMERICAN SPIKENARD. Aralia racein OS3. AMETRIA. Intemperance. AMMA. A truss. AMMI. Bishop's-weed. AMMO'NIA.

Google previewCelebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek

stomach pain, sore eyes 12 American Coffee Bean Tree Árbol de Café Gymnocladus canadensis Sore throat, cough 13 American Spikenard Aralia Aralia racemosa Respiratory problems, cough, rheumatism, asthma 14 American Wormseed ...

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