Rhamnus infectorius
Persian Per"sian, a. [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. {Parsee}, {Peach}, {Persic}.] Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language. [1913 Webster]

{Persian berry}, the fruit of {Rhamnus infectorius}, a kind of buckthorn, used for dyeing yellow, and imported chiefly from Trebizond.

{Persian cat}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Angora cat}, under {Angora}.

{Persian columns} (Arch.), columns of which the shaft represents a Persian slave; -- called also {Persians}. See {Atlantes}.

{Persian drill} (Mech.), a drill which is turned by pushing a nut back and forth along a spirally grooved drill holder.

{Persian fire} (Med.), malignant pustule.

{Persian powder}. See {Insect powder}, under {Insect}.

{Persian red}. See {Indian red} (a), under {Indian}.

{Persian wheel}, a noria; a tympanum. See {Noria}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Rhamnus infectorius — Avignon berry A vignon ber ry (Bot.) The fruit of the {Rhamnus infectorius}, eand of other species of the same genus; so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also {French berry} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhamnus — (ra mnus ) s. m. Nom latin, employé parfois en français, du genre nerprun type de la famille des rhamnacées, dans lequel on distingue : le rhamnus cathartique, dit nerprun ; le rhamnus alaterne (voy. alaterne) ; le rhamnus frangule, dit… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Farbstoffe [2] — Farbstoffe, pflanzliche, sind in den Pflanzen entweder als solche schon enthalten oder sie entstehen aus einem sogenannten (meist farblosen) Chromogen, einem Pflanzenkörper, der durch eine nachträgliche technische Behandlung sich in den Farbstoff …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Gelbbeeren — (Graines d Avignon), die reisen getrockneten Früchte von Rhamnus infectorius u. einigen andern Arten, pfefferkorngroß, schmutzig dunkelgrüngelblich, drei bis viereckig, sehr bitter u. herbe. Man unterscheidet als eine bessere erbsengroße Sorte… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Avignon berry — noun The fruit of rock buckthorn aka Avignon buckthorn, Rhamnus saxafilis aka Rhamnus infectorius and of other species of the same genus, used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Syn: French berry …   Wiktionary

  • Angora cat — Persian Per sian, a. [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. {Parsee}, {Peach}, {Persic}.] Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language. [1913 Webster] {Persian berry}, the fruit of {Rhamnus infectorius}, a kind of buckthorn,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Avignon berry — A vignon ber ry (Bot.) The fruit of the {Rhamnus infectorius}, eand of other species of the same genus; so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also {French berry}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French berry — Avignon berry A vignon ber ry (Bot.) The fruit of the {Rhamnus infectorius}, eand of other species of the same genus; so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also {French berry} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persian — Per sian, a. [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. {Parsee}, {Peach}, {Persic}.] Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language. [1913 Webster] {Persian berry}, the fruit of {Rhamnus infectorius}, a kind of buckthorn, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persian berry — Persian Per sian, a. [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. {Parsee}, {Peach}, {Persic}.] Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language. [1913 Webster] {Persian berry}, the fruit of {Rhamnus infectorius}, a kind of buckthorn,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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