blue pimpernel

noun
an American mint that yields a resinous exudate used especially formerly as an antispasmodic
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant

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noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • blue skullcap — noun an American mint that yields a resinous exudate used especially formerly as an antispasmodic • Syn: ↑blue pimpernel, ↑mad dog skullcap, ↑mad dog weed, ↑Scutellaria lateriflora • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pimpernel — Pim per*nel, n. [F. pimprenelle; cf. Sp. pimpinela, It. pimpinella; perh. from LL. bipinnella, for bipinnula two winged, equiv. to L. bipennis; bis twice + penna feather, wing. Cf. {Pen} a feather.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Anagallis}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pimpernel — [pim′pər nel΄, pim′pərnəl] n. [ME pympernelle < OFr piprenelle < LL pimpinella, an herb with medicinal uses, prob. altered < * piperinella, ult. < L piper,PEPPER: its fruit resembles small peppercorns] any of a genus (Anagallis) of… …   English World dictionary

  • pimpernel — /pim peuhr nel , nl/, n. a plant belonging to the genus Anagallis, of the primrose family, esp. A. arvensis (scarlet pimpernel), having scarlet or white flowers that close at the approach of bad weather. [1400 50; late ME pympernele < MF… …   Universalium

  • blue water speedwell — šaltininė veronika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Veronica anagallis aquatica), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Afrikoje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veronica anagallis aquatica angl. blue water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pimpernel — noun (C) a small wild plant with flowers that are blue, white, or especially red …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Water pimpernel — Pimpernel Pim per*nel, n. [F. pimprenelle; cf. Sp. pimpinela, It. pimpinella; perh. from LL. bipinnella, for bipinnula two winged, equiv. to L. bipennis; bis twice + penna feather, wing. Cf. {Pen} a feather.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brook-pimpernel — šaltininė veronika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Veronica anagallis aquatica), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Afrikoje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veronica anagallis aquatica angl. blue water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Anagallis monelli — Taxobox name = Blue pimpernel image width = 290px image caption = Blue pimpernel ( Anagallis monelli ), the Skylover cultivar) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Myrsinaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Anagallis — Taxobox name = Anagallis image width = 250px image caption = Scarlet Pimpernel ( Anagallis arvensis ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Myrsinaceae genus = Anagallis genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

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