Leontice leontopetalum
Lion's leaf Li"on's leaf` (l[imac]"[u^]nz l[=e]f`) n. (Bot.) A South European plant of the genus {Leontice} ({Leontice leontopetalum}), the tuberous roots of which contain so much alkali that they are sometimes used as a substitute for soap. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Leontice —   Leontice …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leontopetălum — Leontopetălum, Pflanzengattung, s.u. Leontice …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Leontĭce — (L. L.); Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Berberideae, 6. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Art: L. leontopetalum (Orientalische Seifenpflanze), in Griechenland, Kleinasien etc. im Getreide, mit faustgroßer Wurzel, deren sich die Orientalen zum Ausmachen der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Леонтица — Леонтица …   Википедия

  • Lion's leaf — Li on s leaf (l[imac] [u^]nz l[=e]f ) n. (Bot.) A South European plant of the genus {Leontice} ({Leontice leontopetalum}), the tuberous roots of which contain so much alkali that they are sometimes used as a substitute for soap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seifenpflanze — Seifenpflanze, orientalische, ist Leontice leontopetalum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Löwenblatt — Löwenblatt, ist Leontice leontopetalum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • λεοντοπετάλου — λεοντοπέταλον Leonticé Leontopetalum neut gen sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • λεοντοπέταλον — Leonticé Leontopetalum neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

Share the article and excerpts

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