Xanthoxylum Carolinianum
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 Carolinianum}. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.), {Hercules'-club}, also called the {Angelica tree}. [PJC]


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  • Xanthoxylum Americanum — 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

  • ayúa — (de or. guaraní) f. Nombre dado a varias especies de *plantas rutáceas del género Xanthoxylum; como el Xanthoxylum carolinianum y el Xanthoxylum pterota. Se emplea en medicina y en construcción. ≃ Bayúa. * * * ayúa. (Voz guar.). f. Árbol de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • 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

  • 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 Carolinianum}. Gray. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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