blue skullcap

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

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noun

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

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

  • mad-dog skullcap — mad dog skullcap, mad dog weed mad dog weed . (Bot.) An American mint ({Scutellaria lateriflora}) that yields a resinous exudate used esp. formerly as an antispasmodic. Syn: blue pimpernel, blue skullcap, {Scutellaria lateriflora}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mad-dog skullcap — /mad dawg , dog /, Bot. a North American skullcap, Scutellaria lateriflora, having underground stems and one sided clusters of blue to white flowers. [1815 25, Amer.; so called because it was formerly used as an antispasmodic] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyssop skullcap — noun : a perennial herb (Scutellaria integrifolia) of the eastern United States with showy blue flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scutellaria galericulata — Taxobox | name = Common Skullcap regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Scutellaria species = S. galericulata binomial = Scutellaria galericulata Common Skullcap ( Scutellaria… …   Wikipedia

  • Scutellaria lateriflora — Taxobox name = Scutellaria lateriflora color = lightgreen regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Scutellaria species = S. lateriflora binomial = Scutellaria lateriflora… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • mad-dog weed — mad dog skullcap mad dog skullcap, mad dog weed mad dog weed . (Bot.) An American mint ({Scutellaria lateriflora}) that yields a resinous exudate used esp. formerly as an antispasmodic. Syn: blue pimpernel, blue skullcap, {Scutellaria… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scutellaria lateriflora — mad dog skullcap mad dog skullcap, mad dog weed mad dog weed . (Bot.) An American mint ({Scutellaria lateriflora}) that yields a resinous exudate used esp. formerly as an antispasmodic. Syn: blue pimpernel, blue skullcap, {Scutellaria… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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