Paris quadrifolia
Herb Herb ([~e]rb or h[~e]rb; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh` food, pasture, fe`rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after flowering. [1913 Webster]

Note: Annual herbs live but one season; biennial herbs flower the second season, and then die; perennial herbs produce new stems year after year. [1913 Webster]

2. Grass; herbage. [1913 Webster]

And flocks Grazing the tender herb. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Herb bennet}. (Bot.) See {Bennet}.

{Herb Christopher} (Bot.), an herb ({Act[ae]a spicata}), whose root is used in nervous diseases; the baneberry. The name is occasionally given to other plants, as the royal fern, the wood betony, etc.

{Herb Gerard} (Bot.), the goutweed; -- so called in honor of St. Gerard, who used to be invoked against the gout. --Dr. Prior.

{Herb grace}, or {Herb of grace}. (Bot.) See {Rue}.

{Herb Margaret} (Bot.), the daisy. See {Marguerite}.

{Herb Paris} (Bot.), an Old World plant related to the trillium ({Paris quadrifolia}), commonly reputed poisonous.

{Herb Robert} (Bot.), a species of {Geranium} ({Geranium Robertianum}.) [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Paris quadrifolia — Paris Par is, n. [From Paris, the son of Priam.] (Bot.) A plant common in Europe ({Paris quadrifolia}); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic. [1913 Webster] Note: It much resembles the American genus {Trillium}, but has usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Paris quadrifolia — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paris quadrifolia — noun European herb with yellow green flowers resembling and closely related to the trilliums; reputed to be poisonous • Syn: ↑herb Paris • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Paris, ↑genus Paris …   Useful english dictionary

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