black swallowwort.

black swallowwort.
See under swallowwort (def. 2).

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • black swallowwort. — See under swallowwort (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swallowwort — is a term used for several plants and plant families. The term Swallowwort likely derived from description of poisonous effects; Swallowwort genus name Cynanchum is from Greek words meaning to choke a dog. The following plants are referred to as… …   Wikipedia

  • swallowwort — [swäl′ōwʉrt΄] n. 1. CELANDINE (sense 1) 2. any of several plants of the milkweed family, as black swallowwort ( Cynanchum nigrum), a twining European vine with purplish brown flowers, now wild in the E U.S …   English World dictionary

  • swallowwort — /swol oh werrt , wawrt /, n. 1. celandine (def. 1). 2. any of several plants of the milkweed family, esp. a climbing vine, Cynanchum nigrum (black swallowwort), native to Europe, having small, brownish flowers. [1540 50; SWALLOW2 + WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cynanchum — In the foreground, Cynanchum aphyllum Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Asclepias — As*cle pi*as, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, named from Asclepios or Aesculapius.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the milkweed, swallowwort, and some other species having medicinal properties. [1913 Webster] {Asclepias butterfly} (Zo[ o]l.), a large,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asclepias butterfly — Asclepias As*cle pi*as, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, named from Asclepios or Aesculapius.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the milkweed, swallowwort, and some other species having medicinal properties. [1913 Webster] {Asclepias butterfly} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Danais Archippus — Asclepias As*cle pi*as, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, named from Asclepios or Aesculapius.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the milkweed, swallowwort, and some other species having medicinal properties. [1913 Webster] {Asclepias butterfly} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geography of Mauritania — Satellite image of Mauritania …   Wikipedia

  • celandine — /sel euhn duyn , deen /, n. 1. Also called greater celandine, swallowwort. an Old World plant, Chelidonium majus, of the poppy family, having yellow flowers. 2. Also called lesser celandine. an Old World plant, Ranunculus ficaria, of the… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”