Stavesacre
Stavesacre Staves"a`cre (st[=a]vz"[=a]`k[~e]r), n. [Corrupted from NL. staphis agria, Gr. stafi`s dried grape + 'a`grios wild.] (Bot.) A kind of larkspur ({Delphinium Staphysagria}), and its seeds, which are violently purgative and emetic. They are used as a parasiticide, and in the East for poisoning fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stavesacre — es una banda de rock del sur de California formada en 1995. Han lanzado tres álbumes en Tooth Nail Records Friction (1995), Absolutes (1997) y Speakeasy (1999) . Durante ese período la banda ganó una sólida base de fans por todo Estados Unidos,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stavesacre — es una banda de rock del sur de California formada en 1995. Han lanzado tres álbumes en Tooth & Nail Records Friction (1995), Absolutes (1997) y Speakeasy (1999) . Durante ese período de tiempo la banda ganó una sólida base de fans de costa a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • stavesacre — herbal plant of the Delphinium family, c.1400, from L. staphisagria, from Gk. staphis agria, lit. wild raisin, from staphis raisin + agria, fem. of agrios wild …   Etymology dictionary

  • stavesacre — [stāvz′ā΄kər] n. [ME staphisagre < ML staphisagria < Gr staphis, raisin + agrios, wild; akin to agros: see ACRE] 1. a tall, purple flowered delphinium (Delphinium staphisagria) of Europe and Asia, with poisonous seeds having strongly emetic …   English World dictionary

  • Stavesacre — Infobox musical artist Name = Stavesacre Img capt = Img size = 250px Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Origin = Huntington Beach, California Genre = Christian rock, hard rock, heavy metal Years active = 1995–present Label = Tooth Nail,… …   Wikipedia

  • stavesacre — staves·acre stāv .zā kər n 1) a Eurasian plant of the genus Delphinium (D. staphisagria) having purple flowers 2) the ripe seeds of the stavesacre that contain delphinine, are violently emetic and carthartic, and have been used to kill head lice… …   Medical dictionary

  • stavesacre — plukinis pentinius statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Delphinium staphisagria), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Delphinium staphisagria angl. stavesacre šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • stavesacre — /stayvz ay keuhr/, n. 1. a larkspur, Delphinium staphisagria, of Europe and Asia Minor, having violently emetic and cathartic poisonous seeds. 2. the seeds themselves. [1350 1400; ME staphisagre < L staphis agria < Gk staphìs agría lit., wild… …   Universalium

  • stavesacre — noun A highly toxic, perennial plant with purple flowers, Delphinium staphisagria. Syn: lice bane …   Wiktionary

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