Bowman's root
Bowman Bow"man, n.; pl. {Bowmen}. A man who uses a bow; an archer. [1913 Webster]

The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen. --Jer. iv. 29. [1913 Webster]

{Bowman's root}. (Bot.) See {Indian physic}, under {Indian}. [1913 Webster]


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  • bowman's root — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bowman's-root — virgininis veronikūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Veronicastrum virginicum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veronicastrum virginicum angl. blackroot; bowman s root;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bowman's-root — trilapė draika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Gillenia trifoliata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Gillenia trifoliata angl. bowman s root; mountain Indian physic šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bowman's root — ˈbōmənz noun also bowman root or bowman Usage: sometimes capitalized B Etymology: by folk etymology from beaumont root 1. : culver s root …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowman's root — /boh meuhnz/ an eastern U.S. plant, Gillenia trifoliata, of the rose family, having terminal clusters of white flowers. Also called false ipecac, Indian physic. [1805 15, Amer.; by folk etym. from beaumont root, from proper name Beaumont] * * * …   Universalium

  • Culver's-root — virgininis veronikūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Veronicastrum virginicum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veronicastrum virginicum angl. blackroot; bowman s root;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Bowman — Bow man, n.; pl. {Bowmen}. A man who uses a bow; an archer. [1913 Webster] The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen. Jer. iv. 29. [1913 Webster] {Bowman s root}. (Bot.) See {Indian physic}, under {Indian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bowman root — noun see bowman s root …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of U.S. county name etymologies, A-D — This is a list of U.S. county name etymologies, covering the letters A to D. A *Aitkin County, Minnesota: Aitkin is named for William Alexander Aitken, a fur trader in the region. *Alachua County, Florida: Alachua is named for a Native American… …   Wikipedia

  • Bowmen — Bowman Bow man, n.; pl. {Bowmen}. A man who uses a bow; an archer. [1913 Webster] The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen. Jer. iv. 29. [1913 Webster] {Bowman s root}. (Bot.) See {Indian physic}, under {Indian}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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