Rhus venenata
Ash Ash ([a^]sh), n. [OE. asch, esh, AS. [ae]sc; akin to OHG. asc, Sw. & Dan. ask, Icel. askr, D. esch, G. esche.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of trees of the Olive family, having opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing valuable timber, as the European ash ({Fraxinus excelsior}) and the white ash ({Fraxinus Americana}). [1913 Webster]

{Prickly ash} ({Zanthoxylum Americanum}) and {Poison ash} ({Rhus venenata}) are shrubs of different families, somewhat resembling the true ashes in their foliage.

{Mountain ash}. See {Roman tree}, and under {Mountain}. [1913 Webster]

2. The tough, elastic wood of the ash tree. [1913 Webster]

Note: Ash is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound term; as, ash bud, ash wood, ash tree, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rhus venenata — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus venenata — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus venenata — Рус венената — Rhus vernix L. (Rhus venenata DC.) Сумах лаковый.Сем. Anacardiaceae Анакардиевые.На болотистых местах в Сев. Америке. В СССР имеется в Никитском ботаническом саду.Прим. часть: Свежая кора и свежие листья в равных частях.Эссенция по § 3.Содерж.… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Рус венената - Rhus venenata, Токсикодендрон лаковый — Из семейства анакардиевых. Растет в виде кустарника в Северной и Центральной Америке. Носит название ядовитой бузины.В гомеопатии используются свежие листья и свежая кора. Эссенция готовится по § 1. Употребляемые разведения: 3, 6 и более… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Rhus radicans — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus Toxicodendron — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus Toxicodendron — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus vernicifera — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus — L. (Essigbaum, Sumach), Gattung der Anakardiazeen, Bäume und Sträucher mit scharfem, oft giftigem Saft, wechselständigen, einfachen, dreizähligen oder unpaarig gefiederten Blättern, kleinen, zwitterigen oder polygamischen Blüten, meist in großen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Amyris balsamifera — Poison Poi son, n. [F. poison, in Old French also, a potion, fr. L. potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, fr. potare to drink. See {Potable}, and cf. {Potion}.] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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