Astragalus verus
Astragalus As*trag"a*lus, n. [L. See {Astragal}.] 1. (Anat.) The ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous plants, of the tribe {Galege[ae]}, containing numerous species, two of which are called, in English, {milk vetch} and {licorice vetch}. {Gum tragacanth} is obtained from different oriental species, particularly the {Astragalus gummifer} and {Astragalus verus}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch.) See {Astragal}, 1. [1913 Webster]


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  • Astragalus verus — ID 8543 Symbol Key ASVE16 Common Name N/A Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Astragalus verus Olivier — Symbol ASVE16 Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Astragalus — As*trag a*lus, n. [L. See {Astragal}.] 1. (Anat.) The ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous plants, of the tribe {Galege[ae]}, containing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astragalus gummifer — Astragalus As*trag a*lus, n. [L. See {Astragal}.] 1. (Anat.) The ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous plants, of the tribe {Galege[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astragălus [2] — Astragălus (a. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Papilionaceae Loteae Astragaleae Diadelphie Dekandrie L., mit fünfzähnigem Kelche, die Fahne der Schmetterlingsblume länger als Schiffchen u. Flügel, eine höckerige, meist zweifächerige Hülfe… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gum tragacanth — Astragalus As*trag a*lus, n. [L. See {Astragal}.] 1. (Anat.) The ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous plants, of the tribe {Galege[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • licorice vetch — Astragalus As*trag a*lus, n. [L. See {Astragal}.] 1. (Anat.) The ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous plants, of the tribe {Galege[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • milk vetch — Astragalus As*trag a*lus, n. [L. See {Astragal}.] 1. (Anat.) The ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous plants, of the tribe {Galege[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Виды рода Астрагал — Приложение к статье Астрагал Список видов, входящих в род Астрагал (Astragalus) Список составлен на основе данных сайта EOL[1]. Русские названия видов даны по книге Флора СССР» и «Деревья и кустарники СССР» (см. раздел Литература) …   Википедия

  • Астрагал — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Астрагал (значения). Астрагал …   Википедия

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