genus Nabalus


genus Nabalus
noun
genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes
Syn: ↑Nabalus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms:

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  • Nabalus — noun genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑genus Nabalus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabalus alba — noun herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑white lettuce, ↑cankerweed, ↑Prenanthes alba • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake root • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabalus serpentarius — noun common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑lion s foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Prenanthes — noun genus of North American and Asiatic perennial herbs having pinnatisect leaves small heads of drooping yellowish to purple flowers; sometimes includes species often placed in genus Nabalus • Syn: ↑Prenanthes • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabalus serpentarius — gall of the earth gall of the earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nabalus serpentarius — gall of the earth gall of the earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rattlesnake root — noun 1. herb of central and southern Europe having purple florets • Syn: ↑Prenanthes purpurea • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Prenanthes, ↑genus Prenanthes …   Useful english dictionary

  • aster family — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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