leopardbane
leopardbane leop"ard*bane (l[e^]p"[~e]rd*b[=a]n`), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads. See {leopard's bane}.

Syn: leopard's-bane, leopard's bane. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

{false" leop`ard*bane} (f[add]ls" l[e^]p`[~e]rd*b[=a]n`), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum}, such as the {great false leopardbane} ({Doronicum pardalianches}) of North America and the {oriental false leopardbane} ({Doronicum orientale} syn. {Doronicum caucasicum}). [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • leopardbane — noun any of several herbs of the genus Doronicum having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads • Syn: ↑leopard s bane • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Doronicum,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • false leopardbane — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great false leopardbane — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oriental false leopardbane — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arnica acaulis — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum acaule — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum caucasicum — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum orientale — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum pardalianches — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arnica — Taxobox name = Arnica image width = 225px image caption = Chamisso Arnica ( Arnica chamissonis ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Asteroideae tribus = Heliantheae… …   Wikipedia

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