genus Mitchella

noun
creeping evergreen herbs of North America
Syn: ↑Mitchella
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑partridgeberry, ↑boxberry, ↑twinberry, ↑Mitchella repens

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  • Mitchella — repens Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Mitchella repens — Partridge Berry Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Mitchella — noun creeping evergreen herbs of North America • Syn: ↑genus Mitchella • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family …   Useful english dictionary

  • mitchella — mitch·el·la (mĭ chelґə) 1. any plant of the genus Mitchella. 2. the dried plant Mitchella repens, used as a diuretic, astringent, and antidiarrheal, and formerly as a uterine tonic …   Medical dictionary

  • Mitchella — ID 54496 Symbol Key MITCH Common Name mitchella Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mitchella repens — noun creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries • Syn: ↑partridgeberry, ↑boxberry, ↑twinberry • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Mitchella, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mitchella repens — ID 54497 Symbol Key MIRE Common Name partridgeberry Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mitchella repens — Partridge Par tridge (p[aum]r tr[i^]j), n. [OE. partriche, pertriche, OF. pertris, perdriz, F. perdrix, L. perdix, icis, fr. Gr. pe rdix.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any one of numerous species of small gallinaceous birds of the genus {Perdix} and several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mitchella — Mit·chel·la (mĭ chelґə) [John Mitchell, American botanist, 18th century] a genus of creeping perennial evergreen herbs of the family Rubiaceae. M. reґpens L. is the partridge berry or deerberry, a North American species that when dried… …   Medical dictionary

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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