leopard's bane
leopard's bane leop"ard's bane` (l[e^]p"[~e]rdz b[=a]n`) n. (Bot.) A name of several harmless plants, as {Arnica montana} ({Arnica acaulis} syn. {Doronicum acaule}), {Senecio Doronicum}, and {Paris quadrifolia}.

Syn: leopardbane, leopard's-bane. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Leopard's bane — is any of several common plants:* Doronicum orientale * Aconitum Also known as Wolf s Bane * paris quadrifolia * amica montana …   Wikipedia

  • leopard's bane — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leopard's-bane — 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: ↑leopardbane • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Doronicum, ↑genus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leopard's-bane — /lep euhrdz bayn /, n. any composite plant of the genus Doronicum, of Europe and Asia, having alternate, usually clasping leaves and heads of yellow flowers. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • leopard's bane — ▪ plant       any plant of the genus Doronicum of the family Asteraceae, consisting of about 40 species of perennial herbs native to Eurasia. They have large flower heads with yellow disk flowers and one row of yellow ray flowers.       Some… …   Universalium

  • leopard's bane — SYN: arnica. * * * 1. Arnica. 2. arnica …   Medical dictionary

  • leopard's bane — noun a herbaceous plant of the daisy family, with large yellow flowers. [Genus Doronicum.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • leopard's-bane — n. Arnica (Doronicum pardalianches) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • Libbard's bane — Lib bard s bane ( b[ e]rdz b[=a]n ) n. Leopard s bane. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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