Saracens' consound
Saracen Sar"a*cen, n. [L. Saracenus perhaps fr. Ar. sharqi, pl. sharqi[=i]n, Oriental, Eastern, fr. sharaqa to rise, said of the sun: cf. F. sarrasin. Cf. {Sarcenet}, {Sarrasin}, {Sirocco}.] Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the common term among Christians in Europe for a Mohammedan hostile to the crusaders. [1913 Webster]

{Saracens' consound} (Bot.), a kind of ragwort ({Senecio Saracenicus}), anciently used to heal wounds. [1913 Webster]


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  • Saracen — Sar a*cen, n. [L. Saracenus perhaps fr. Ar. sharqi, pl. sharqi[=i]n, Oriental, Eastern, fr. sharaqa to rise, said of the sun: cf. F. sarrasin. Cf. {Sarcenet}, {Sarrasin}, {Sirocco}.] Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Senecio Saracenicus — Saracen Sar a*cen, n. [L. Saracenus perhaps fr. Ar. sharqi, pl. sharqi[=i]n, Oriental, Eastern, fr. sharaqa to rise, said of the sun: cf. F. sarrasin. Cf. {Sarcenet}, {Sarrasin}, {Sirocco}.] Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Solidago virgaurea — ? Золотарник обыкновенный Золотарник обыкновенный Научная классификация Царство: Растения …   Википедия

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  • saracen's comfrey — noun or saracen s consound Usage: usually capitalized S : a ragwort (Senecio saracenicus) believed to have been used by the Saracens to heal wounds …   Useful english dictionary

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