yerba mansa

noun
stoloniferous herb of southwestern United States and Mexico having a pungent rootstock and small spicate flowers with white bracts suggesting an anemone
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Anemopsis, ↑genus Anemopsis

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\\-ˈmän(t)sə; -ˈman-\ noun
Etymology: modification of Mexican Spanish yerba del manso, literally, farmhouse herb
: a stoloniferous herb (Anemiopsis californica) of the family Saururaceae of the western United States and Mexico with a pungent rootstock and small spicate flowers subtended by a white involucre suggesting an anemone

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  • Yerba mansa — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yerba mansa — taxobox name = Yerba mansa regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Magnoliids ordo = Piperales familia = Saururaceae genus = Anemopsis species = A. californica binomial = Anemopsis californica binomial authority = (Nutt …   Wikipedia

  • yerba-mansa — kaliforninis strugūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Drieženinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Anemopsis californica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Anemopsis californica angl. yerba mansa isp. hierba mansa šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Yerba — Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis}, etc.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yerba dol osa — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yerba reuma — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anemopsis Californica — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frankenia grandifolia — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mentha sativa — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Micromeria Douglasii — Yerba Yer ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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