Wormseed mustard
Wormseed Worm"seed`, n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants, as {Artemisia santonica}, and {Chenopodium anthelminticum}, whose seeds have the property of expelling worms from the stomach and intestines. [1913 Webster]

{Wormseed mustard}, a slender, cruciferous plant ({Erysinum cheiranthoides}) having small lanceolate leaves. [1913 Webster]


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  • wormseed mustard — noun slender yellow flowered European mustard often troublesome as a weed; formerly used as an anthelmintic • Syn: ↑Erysimum cheiranthoides • Hypernyms: ↑weed • Member Holonyms: ↑Erysimum, ↑genus Erysimum * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wormseed — Worm seed , n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants, as {Artemisia santonica}, and {Chenopodium anthelminticum}, whose seeds have the property of expelling worms from the stomach and intestines. [1913 Webster] {Wormseed mustard}, a slender,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treacle mustard — noun 1. : a wallflower of the genus Erysimum; especially : wormseed mustard 2. : hare s ear 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Artemisia santonica — Wormseed Worm seed , n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants, as {Artemisia santonica}, and {Chenopodium anthelminticum}, whose seeds have the property of expelling worms from the stomach and intestines. [1913 Webster] {Wormseed mustard}, a slender,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chenopodium anthelminticum — Wormseed Worm seed , n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants, as {Artemisia santonica}, and {Chenopodium anthelminticum}, whose seeds have the property of expelling worms from the stomach and intestines. [1913 Webster] {Wormseed mustard}, a slender,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erysinum cheiranthoides — Wormseed Worm seed , n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants, as {Artemisia santonica}, and {Chenopodium anthelminticum}, whose seeds have the property of expelling worms from the stomach and intestines. [1913 Webster] {Wormseed mustard}, a slender,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erysimum — noun large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America • Syn: ↑genus Erysimum • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cruciferae,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erysimum cheiranthoides — noun slender yellow flowered European mustard often troublesome as a weed; formerly used as an anthelmintic • Syn: ↑wormseed mustard • Hypernyms: ↑weed • Member Holonyms: ↑Erysimum, ↑genus Erysimum …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Erysimum — noun large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America • Syn: ↑Erysimum • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Canadian plants by family B — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Balsaminaceae * Impatiens aurella pale yellow jewelweed * Impatiens capensis spotted jewelweed *… …   Wikipedia

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