Simpler
Simpler Sim"pler, n. One who collects simples, or medicinal plants; a herbalist; a simplist. [1913 Webster]

{Simpler's joy}. (Bot.) Vervain. [1913 Webster]


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  • Simpler — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • simpler — 1. adjective Less complicated or challenging. 2. noun One who grows or gathers simples (medicinal herbs). … may with no great impropriety be termed going a simpling; but with this special difference, that your field simpler never picks up a… …   Wiktionary

  • simpler — sim·ple || sɪmpl n. stupid person, foolish person; something simple; substance unmixed with other substances; commoner; plant with medicinal qualities, herbal medication (Archaic) adj. not mixed with anything; easy, uncomplicated; modest,… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Simpler's joy — Simpler Sim pler, n. One who collects simples, or medicinal plants; a herbalist; a simplist. [1913 Webster] {Simpler s joy}. (Bot.) Vervain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • simpler's-joy — strėlialapė verbena statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Verbeninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Verbena hastata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Verbena hastata angl. American blue vervain; blue vervain; simpler s… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • simpler's-joy — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: simpler (II) : blue vervain …   Useful english dictionary

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