Bitterwort
Bitterwort Bit"ter*wort`, n. (Bot.) The yellow gentian ({Gentiana lutea}), which has a very bitter taste. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(Gentiana lutea)


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  • bitterwort — geltonasis gencijonas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gencijoninių šeimos prieskoninis, dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Gentiana lutea), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai).… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bitterwort — /bit euhr werrt , wawrt /, n. See yellow gentian. [1590 1600; BITTER + WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bitterwort — n. Yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bitterwort — /bit euhr werrt , wawrt /, n. See yellow gentian. [1590 1600; BITTER + WORT2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gentiana lutea — Bitterwort Bit ter*wort , n. (Bot.) The yellow gentian ({Gentiana lutea}), which has a very bitter taste. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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