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 of the genus {Aralia} ({Aralia spinosa}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Toothache Tree — may refer to one of several American trees: * Aralia spinosa [cite web | url=http://www.fs.fed.us/global/iitf/pdf/shrubs/Aralia%20spinosa.pdf | publisher=International Institute of Tropical Forestry | title=Aralia spinosa | author=Kristina… …   Wikipedia

  • toothache tree — Prickly ash Prickly ash (Bot.), 1. A prickly shrub ({Xanthoxylum Americanum}) with yellowish flowers appearing with the leaves; also called {toothache tree}. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic. The southern species is {Xanthoxylum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toothache tree — /ˈtuθeɪk tri/ (say toohthayk tree) noun the eastern North American prickly ash, Zanthoxylum americanum, the bark of which is used as a remedy for toothache …   Australian English dictionary

  • toothache tree — noun small deciduous aromatic shrub (or tree) having spiny branches and yellowish flowers; eastern North America • Syn: ↑sea ash, ↑Zanthoxylum americanum, ↑Zanthoxylum fraxineum • Hypernyms: ↑prickly ash • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • toothache tree. — See prickly ash (def. 1). [1720 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • toothache tree. — See prickly ash (def. 1). [1720 30, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • toothache tree poison — tirmal (a fish poison made form the seeds of the toothache tree, Xanthoxylum alatum (Rutaceae)(India)) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 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 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angelica tree — Prickly ash Prickly ash (Bot.), 1. A prickly shrub ({Xanthoxylum Americanum}) with yellowish flowers appearing with the leaves; also called {toothache tree}. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic. The southern species is {Xanthoxylum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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