Bear's-foot
Bear's-foot Bear's"-foot` (-f[oo^]t`), n. (Bot.) A species of hellebore ({Helleborus f[oe]tidus}), with digitate leaves. It has an offensive smell and acrid taste, and is a powerful emetic, cathartic, and anthelmintic. [1913 Webster]

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  • bear's-foot — mėlynoji kurpelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Aconitum napellus), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aconitum napellus angl. aconite; bear s foot; blue monkshood; blue… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bear's foot — noun a hellebore with leaves that are said to resemble a bear s foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • bear’s-foot — žaliasis eleboras statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Helleborus viridis angl. bear’s foot; green hellebore; winter hellebore vok. Christwurz; Frangenkraut; grüne Nieswurz rus. морозник зелeный lenk. ciemiernik zielony ryšiai: žiūrėk –… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bear’s-foot — dvokiantysis eleboras statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Helleborus foetidus angl. bear’s foot; setterwort; stinking hellebore vok. stinkende Nieswurz rus. морозник пахучий lenk. ciemiernik cuchnący ryšiai: žiūrėk – dvokiantysis… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bear's-foot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural bear s foots) : a hellebore (Helleborus foetidus) with digitate leaves, an acrid taste, an offensive odor, and irritant qualities when taken internally …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear's foot — noun digitate leaved hellebore with an offensive odor and irritant qualities when taken internally • Syn: ↑stinking hellebore, ↑setterwort, ↑Helleborus foetidus • Hypernyms: ↑hellebore …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow bear's-foot — noun : a leafcup (Polymnia uvedalia) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear — 1. v. (past bore; past part. borne, born) Usage: In the passive born is used with reference to birth (e.g. was born in July), except for borne by foll. by the name of the mother (e.g. was borne by Sarah). 1 tr. carry, bring, or take (esp.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear claw — noun 1. almond flavored yeast raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear s claw • Syn: ↑bear paw • Hypernyms: ↑sweet roll, ↑coffee roll 2. an incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear claw — noun Date: 1936 a filled pastry that is cut and fanned to resemble a bear s foot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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