Toothache grass
Toothache Tooth"ache`, n. (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. [1913 Webster]

{Toothache grass} (Bot.), a kind of grass ({Ctenium Americanum}) having a very pungent taste.

{Toothache tree}. (Bot.) (a) The prickly ash. (b) A shrub of the genus {Aralia} ({Aralia spinosa}). [1913 Webster]


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  • toothache grass — noun : a tall grass (Ctenium aromaticum) of southern United States that has dense one sided spikes and a very pungent taste …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toothache — Tooth ache , n. (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. [1913 Webster] {Toothache grass} (Bot.), a kind of grass ({Ctenium Americanum}) having a very pungent taste. {Toothache tree}. (Bot.) (a) The prickly ash. (b) A shrub of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toothache tree — Toothache Tooth ache , n. (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. [1913 Webster] {Toothache grass} (Bot.), a kind of grass ({Ctenium Americanum}) having a very pungent taste. {Toothache tree}. (Bot.) (a) The prickly ash. (b) A shrub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aralia spinosa — Toothache Tooth ache , n. (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. [1913 Webster] {Toothache grass} (Bot.), a kind of grass ({Ctenium Americanum}) having a very pungent taste. {Toothache tree}. (Bot.) (a) The prickly ash. (b) A shrub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ctenium Americanum — Toothache Tooth ache , n. (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. [1913 Webster] {Toothache grass} (Bot.), a kind of grass ({Ctenium Americanum}) having a very pungent taste. {Toothache tree}. (Bot.) (a) The prickly ash. (b) A shrub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ctenium aromaticum (Walter) Alph. Wood — Symbol CTAR Common Name toothache grass Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ctenium aromaticum (Walter) Alph. Wood — Symbol CTAR Common Name toothache grass Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ctenium Panzer — Symbol CTENI Common Name toothache grass Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ctenium — ID 23558 Symbol Key CTENI Common Name toothache grass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, NJ, SC, VA Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ctenium aromaticum — ID 23559 Symbol Key CTAR Common Name toothache grass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, NJ, SC, VA Growth Habit Graminoid …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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