American spikenard

noun
unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico
Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Aralia

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noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • American spikenard — kekinė aralija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Aralia racemosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Aralia racemosa… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spikenard — /spuyk neuhrd, nahrd/, n. 1. an aromatic, Indian plant, Nardostachys jatamansi, of the valerian family, believed to be the nard of the ancients. 2. an aromatic substance used by the ancients, supposed to be obtained from this plant. 3. any of… …   Universalium

  • spikenard — [spīk′närd΄, spīk′nərd] n. [ME < LL(Ec) spica nardi < L spica, an ear of grain (see SPIKE2) + nardus,NARD] 1. a fragrant ointment used in ancient times 2. an Asiatic plant (Nardostachys jatamansi) of the valerian family that yielded this… …   English World dictionary

  • spikenard — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Medieval Latin; Anglo French spicanarde, from Medieval Latin spica nardi, literally, spike of nard Date: 14th century 1. a. a fragrant ointment of the ancients b. a Himalayan aromatic plant… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spikenard — spike·nard spīk .närd n 1 a) a fragrant ointment of the ancients b) a Himalayan aromatic plant (Nardostachys jatamansi) from which spikenard is believed to have been derived 2) an American herb of the genus Aralia (A. racemosa) whose dried… …   Medical dictionary

  • spikenard — spike•nard [[t]ˈspaɪk nərd, nɑrd[/t]] n. 1) pln an aromatic Indian plant, Nardostachys jatamansi, of the valerian family 2) an aromatic substance used by the ancients, supposed to be obtained from this plant 3) pln any of various other plants,… …   From formal English to slang

  • small spikenard — kekinė aralija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Aralia racemosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Aralia racemosa… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • small spikenard — noun 1. : an American spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 2. : wild sarsaparilla 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Canadian plants by genus — Below is a list of Canadian plants by genus. Due to the vastness of Canada s biodiversity, this page is divided.Many of the plants seen in Canada are introduced, either intentionally or accidentally. N indicated native and X indicated exotic.… …   Wikipedia

  • Aralia — elata Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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