Prickmadam Prick"mad`am, n. [F. trique-madame. Cf. {Tripmadam}.] (Bot.) A name given to several species of stonecrop, used as ingredients of vermifuge medicines. See {Stonecrop}. [1913 Webster]

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  • prickmadam — prick·mad·am …   English syllables

  • prickmadam — ˈprikˌmadəm noun ( s) Etymology: modification (influenced by prick) (I) of Middle French trique madame dialect chiefly England : any of several stonecrops used chiefly in folk medicine as anthelmintics …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tripmadam — Trip mad am, n. [F. tripe madame, trique madame.] (Bot.) Same as {Prickmadam}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sedum — Biting Stonecrop (Sedum acre) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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