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Definition of the noun capsella

What does capsella mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. shepherd's purse


"Capsella" is a composition.

Phrases with Capsella

  1. Capsella Bursa
  2. Capsella Lycia
  3. Capsella Algida
  4. Capsella Bifida
  5. Capsella Gelmii
  6. Capsella Pubens
  7. Capsella Anglica
  8. Capsella Apetala
  9. Capsella Belgica
  10. Capsella Concava
  11. Capsella Heegeri
  12. Capsella Hyrcana
  13. Capsella Petraea
  14. Capsella rubella
  15. Capsella Spinosa
  16. Capsella Abscissa
  17. Capsella Agrestis
  18. Capsella Alandica
  19. Capsella Amblodes
  20. genus capsella

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Google previewEdible and Useful Plants of California (1978)

by Charlotte Bringle Clarke

Capsella is a fairly mild member K* of the mustard group and may be used in 216 ...

Google previewProteins and Nucleic Acids in Plant Systematics (2012)

by U. Jensen, D.E. Fairbrothers

Introduction The genus Capsella is a member of the Brassicaceae and comprises several species. However, due to the enormous polymorphism detected within this genus, no clearcut species concept exists. The number of species ...

Google previewWild Plants of the Sierra Nevada (2009)

by Ray S. Vizgirdas, Edna M. Rey-Vizgirdas

Capsella means little box, referring to the fruit, as does bursa-pastoris. Collectively, the name means "purse of the shepherd.

Google previewPublic hygiene (1911)

by Thomas Stewart Blair

Capsella is a nuisance in pastures and is apt to harm the kidneys of cattle. Dulcamara is a narcotic poison. Conium is a dangerous poison. Agaricus is the poisonous mushroom. serious symptoms.

Google previewThe Eclectic Medical Gleaner (1894)


Specific capsella is the remedy for chronic menorrhagia when the menstrual discharge occurs too frequently or continues too long, or when the discharge is almost constant, but colorless. There is a frequent desire to pass urine, and a deposit ...

Google previewA Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges (1894)

by Oliver Rivington Willis

Capsella is the diminutive of Latin capsa, a box. BRASSICA, L. (Turnip, Mustard.) Pod long, terete, somewhat 4-sided, terminating in a stout 1-seeded beak ; valves 1-3-veined ; Flowers yellow. Lower leaves lyrate seeds in a single row, ...

Google previewScience-gossip (1876)

Capsella is a diminutive of capsa acase. Cardamine pratensis (Cuckoo Flower) is a mixture of Greek and Latin. Cardamine, according to Miss Pratt, is compounded of kardia, the heart, and damao, to fortify ; which is altogether wrong, for the ...

Google previewHardwicke's Science-gossip (1876)

Capsella is a diminutive of capsa acase. Cardamine pratensis (Cuckoo Flower) is a mixture of Greek and Latin. Cardamine, according to Miss Pratt, is compounded of kardia, the heart, and damao, to fortify ; which is altogether wrong, for the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

Capsella. bursapastoris. Popularly known as shepherd's purse, see there. Capsicum.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

CAPSELLA BURSA • Shepherd's Heart. Shepherds Purse. Extract of the herb Capsella bursa-pastoris, a member of the mustard family. Pungent and bitter, it was valued for its astringent properties by early American settlers. Cotton moistened ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Capsella. bursapastoris. (shepherd's purse) See ALBUGO. Capsicum. (family * Solanaceae) A genus of plants that includes C. annuum, varieties of which provide paprikas, green or red peppers (capsicums), chillies, and cayenne pepper.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

CAPSELLA, Manda; Gen. PL, 1., 86. Capsella Bursa-pastoris, Mano/1.; Fl. Br. Ind, 1., 159,- CRUCIFERE. SHEPHERD's PURSE ; PICKPOCKET, Eng.,- BOURSE DE PASTURE, Fr.,- HIRTENASCHE, Germ.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

Capsella, and Cardaria, which actually contains a pervasive and invasive weed in western US rangeland in which the phytochemical sulforaphane was first identified. Table 2 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten

Capsella Bursa-pastoris, L. — Glov.

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

ГАЙМУУ Shepherd's Purse, Capsella bursapostoris ГАЙМУУ БАЙЦАА (see ЗэрлэгХиж) ГАЙТ unfortunate, illstarred, disastrous, fateful ГАЙТАЙ (~лайтай, ~ түйтэй, ~ хөөтэй) (see гайт) ГАЙТАХtocome togrief,to meetwith misfortune, to have ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Capsella, Cardamine, Cardaminopsis, Cardaria, Carinavalva, Carrichtera, Ca- tadysia, Catenulina, Caulanthus, Caulo- stramina, Ceratocnemum, Ceriosperma, Chalcanthus, Chamira, Chartoloma, Cheesemania, Cheiranthus, Chlo- ...

Google previewChantyal Dictionary and Texts (1999)

by Michael Noonan, Ram Prasad Bhulanja, Jag Man Chhantyal, William Pagliuca

Capsella bursa-pastoris shine see 'brighten', 'burn' ...

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Scrabble value of C3A1P3S1E1L1L1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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