Petasites vulgaris
Butterbur But"ter*bur`, n. (Bot.) A broad-leaved plant ({Petasites vulgaris}) of the Composite family, said to have been used in England for wrapping up pats of butter. [1913 Webster]

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  • Petasites vulgaris — Pestilence Pes ti*lence, n. [F. pestilence, L. pestilentia. See {Pestilent}.] 1. Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating. [1913 Webster] The pestilence… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petasites vulgaris — Coltsfoot Colts foot , n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Tussilago Farfara}), whose leaves and rootstock are sometimes employed in medicine. [1913 Webster] {Butterbur coltsfoot} (Bot.), a European plant ({Petasites vulgaris}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petasites vulgaris — noun small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas • Syn: ↑butterbur, ↑bog rhubarb, ↑Petasites hybridus • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petasites vulgaris — …   Википедия

  • Petasites vulgaris Hill — Symbol PEHY Synonym Symbol PEVU3 Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Petasites — noun genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot • Syn: ↑genus Petasites • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petasites hybridus — noun small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas • Syn: ↑butterbur, ↑bog rhubarb, ↑Petasites vulgaris • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petasītes — (P. Nees.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Compositae Eupatoriaceae Tussilagineae Petasiteae, 19. Kl. 1. Ordn. L., allgemeiner Kelch einfach, mit schwachem Außenkelche, Scheibenköpfe zweihäusig, verschiedenehig; die weibliche Blüthe schief… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Petasites hybridus —   Petasites hybridus …   Wikipedia Español

  • genus Petasites — noun genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot • Syn: ↑Petasites • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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