herbs mercury

noun
Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Mercurialis, ↑genus Mercurialis

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  • Mercury (plant) — For the Italian philologist and physician known also by his Latin name Hieronymus Mercurialis, see Geronimo Mercuriali. Mercury Mercurialis perennis Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • herb mercury — noun Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic • Syn: ↑herbs mercury, ↑boys and girls, ↑Mercurialis annua • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mercurialis — noun a genus of slender herbs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Mercurialis • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Euphorbiaceae, ↑family Euphorbiaceae, ↑spurge family …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Mercurialis — noun a genus of slender herbs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae • Syn: ↑Mercurialis • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Euphorbiaceae, ↑family Euphorbiaceae, ↑spurge family …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • boys-and-girls — oys and girls n. (Bot.) a Eurafrican annual ({Mercurialis annua}) naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic. Syn: herb mercury, herbs mercury. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mercurialis annua — boys and girls oys and girls n. (Bot.) a Eurafrican annual ({Mercurialis annua}) naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic. Syn: herb mercury, herbs mercury. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boys-and-girls — noun Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic • Syn: ↑herb mercury, ↑herbs mercury, ↑Mercurialis annua • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mercurialis annua — noun Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic • Syn: ↑herb mercury, ↑herbs mercury, ↑boys and girls • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

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