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American ipecac

Definition of the noun American ipecac

What does American ipecac mean as a name of something?

  1. American ipecac is the vernacular name of the Euphorbia ipecacuanhae, a species of Euphorbia.
    • geographic area: North America
  2. American ipecac is the vernacular name of the Gillenia stipulata, a species of Gillenia.
    • geographic area: North America

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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 (1911)

American Ipecac, an herb of the genus Porteranthus.— Indian ipecac, the root of a twining, Bhrubby, aaclepiadaceous plant, Tylophoravomi- toria, ...

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

American Ipecac. See Gillenia. American Saffron. See Carthamus. American Valerian. See Cypripedium. American Veratrum. See Veratrum. American Wormseed Oil. See Cheno- podium oil. Amianthus. See Asbestos. Amides. See Amines.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

American ipecac, an herb of the genus Porteranthus:- Indian ipecac, the root of a twining, shrubby, asclepiadaceous plant, Tylophora vomi- toria, used in India as a substitute for ipecacuanha. 1pecacu (ip-3-kak-u-an'ā), n. [& Pg. ipecacuanha ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

An American ipecac, Porteranthus trifoliatus ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1897)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Same as ipecacuanha American Ipecac, an herb of the genus GUlenia — TTidlnn Ipecac, the root of a twining, shrubby, asclepiadaceous plant, Tylophora asthmaUca, used in India as a substitute for ipecacuanha. ipecacuanha ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

American Ipecac. See Gillenia.

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Gillenia stipulacea is called American ipecac. It is in the bark of the root that the active principle, the emetine, almost wholly lies, the other ingredients, such as fatty matters, starch, pectine, saccharose, choline, ligline, etc., being almost entirely ...

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