white swallowwort
Swallowwort Swal"low*wort`, n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; -- also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster]

{African swallowwort}, a plant of the genus Stapelia. [1913 Webster]


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  • white swallowwort — šlakinė kregždūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Klemalinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Vincetoxicum hirundinaria), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Vincetoxicum hirundinaria angl. German ipecac;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white swallowwort — noun : a European twining vine (Cynanchum vincetoxicum) whose root has been used as an emetic, cathartic, and diuretic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swallowwort — is a term used for several plants and plant families. The term Swallowwort likely derived from description of poisonous effects; Swallowwort genus name Cynanchum is from Greek words meaning to choke a dog. The following plants are referred to as… …   Wikipedia

  • Swallowwort — Swal low*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster] {African swallowwort}, a plant of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swallowwort — šlakinė kregždūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Klemalinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Vincetoxicum hirundinaria), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Vincetoxicum hirundinaria angl. German ipecac;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African swallowwort — Swallowwort Swal low*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster] {African swallowwort}, a plant of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincetoxicum officinale — Swallowwort Swal low*wort , n. (Bot.) (a) See {Celandine}. (b) A poisonous plant ({Vincetoxicum officinale}) of the Milkweed family, at one time used in medicine; also called {white swallowwort}. [1913 Webster] {African swallowwort}, a plant of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wort plants — This is an alphabetical listing of wort plants, meaning plants that employ the syllable wort in their English language common names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary s Ask Oxford site, A word with the suffix wort is often very old. The… …   Wikipedia

  • List of wort plants — This is an alphabetical listing of wort plants, meaning plants that employ the syllable wort in their English language common names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary s Ask Oxford site, A word with the suffix wort is often very old. The… …   Wikipedia

  • German ipecac — šlakinė kregždūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Klemalinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Vincetoxicum hirundinaria), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Vincetoxicum hirundinaria angl. German ipecac;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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