ague grass

noun
colicroot having a scurfy or granuliferous perianth and white flowers; southeastern United States
Syn: ↑ague root, ↑Aletris farinosa
Hypernyms: ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root
Member Holonyms: ↑Aletris, ↑genus Aletris

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noun or ague root
: a colicroot (Aletris farinosa) with a scurfy or granuliferous perianth

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  • Aletris — noun small genus of bitter rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Aletris • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aletris farinosa — noun colicroot having a scurfy or granuliferous perianth and white flowers; southeastern United States • Syn: ↑ague root, ↑ague grass • Hypernyms: ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root …   Useful english dictionary

  • colic root — noun any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic • Syn: ↑colicroot, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colicroot — noun any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic • Syn: ↑colic root, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crow corn — noun any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic • Syn: ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Aletris — noun small genus of bitter rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑Aletris • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily family …   Useful english dictionary

  • unicorn root — noun any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic • Syn: ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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