baldmoney
Spicknel Spick"nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; -- so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; -- called also {baldmoney}, {mew}, and {bearwort}. [Written also {spignel}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • baldmoney — geltonasis gencijonas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gencijoninių šeimos prieskoninis, dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Gentiana lutea), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai).… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • baldmoney — n. European plant having small white flowers and capillary aromatic leaves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baldmoney — [ bɔ:ldmʌni] noun (plural baldmoneys) another term for spignel. Origin ME (denoting the gentian; now only Scots): origin unknown …   English new terms dictionary

  • baldmoney — /ˈbɔldmʌni/ (say bawldmunee) noun → spignel …   Australian English dictionary

  • baldmoney — n. (pl. eys) an aromatic white flowered umbelliferous mountain plant Meum athamanticum. Etymology: ME in sense gentian : orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meum athamanticum — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • bearwort — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meum Athamanticum — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mew — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spicknel — Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also {baldmoney},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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