senega snakeroot

noun
eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots
Hypernyms: ↑milkwort
Part Meronyms: ↑senega

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noun

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  • senega snakeroot — n SENECA SNAKEROOT …   Medical dictionary

  • senega snakeroot — vaistinė putokšlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putokšlinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Polygala senega), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Polygala senega angl. Seneca snakeroot; senega snakeroot; senega root;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • senega — noun 1. dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin • Hypernyms: ↑root • Part Holonyms: ↑Seneca snakeroot, ↑Seneka snakeroot, ↑senga root, ↑senega root, ↑senega snakeroot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • senega root — noun eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots • Syn: ↑Seneca snakeroot, ↑Seneka snakeroot, ↑senga root, ↑senega snakeroot, ↑Polygala senega • Hypernyms: ↑milkwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • senega-root — vaistinė putokšlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putokšlinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Polygala senega), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Polygala senega angl. Seneca snakeroot; senega snakeroot; senega root;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Snakeroot — Snake root , n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants of different genera and species, most of which are (or were formerly) reputed to be efficacious as remedies for the bites of serpents; also, the roots of any of these. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • senega root — n 1) SENECA SNAKEROOT 2) SENEGA …   Medical dictionary

  • senega — The dried root of Polygala s. (family Polygalaceae), a herb of eastern and central North America; an expectorant. SYN: Seneca snakeroot. [Seneca, an Indian tribe] * * * sen·e·ga sen i gə n the dried root of seneca snakeroot that contains an… …   Medical dictionary

  • snakeroot — SYN: serpentaria. Canada s. SYN: Asarum canadense. European s. SYN: Asarum europaeum. Seneca s. SYN: senega. Texas s. botanical source of serpentaria. Virginia s. Aristolochia serpentaria; botanical source of serpentaria. * * * snake·root .rüt,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Senega root — Senecas Sen e*cas, n. pl.; sing. {Seneca}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited a part of Western New York. This tribe was the most numerous and most warlike of the Five Nations. [1913 Webster] {Seneca grass}(Bot.), holy grass. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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