Bunium flexuosum
Hognut Hog"nut`, n. (Bot.) (a) The pignut. See {Hickory}. (b) In England, the {Bunium flexuosum}, a tuberous plant. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bunium flexuosum — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bunium flexuosum — Earthnut Earth nut , n. (Bot.) A name given to various roots, tubers, or pods grown under or on the ground; as to: (a) The esculent tubers of the umbelliferous plants {Bunium flexuosum} and {Carum Bulbocastanum}. (b) The peanut. See {Peanut}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • B flexuosum — Groundnut Ground nut (ground n[u^]t ), n. (Bot.) (a) The fruit of the {Arachis hypog[ae]a} (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut. (b) A leguminous, twining plant ({Apios tuberosa}), producing clusters of dark purple flowers and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conopodium majus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division …   Wikipedia

  • Ascyrum Crux-Andreae — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ascyrum stans — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carum Bulbocastanum — Earthnut Earth nut , n. (Bot.) A name given to various roots, tubers, or pods grown under or on the ground; as to: (a) The esculent tubers of the umbelliferous plants {Bunium flexuosum} and {Carum Bulbocastanum}. (b) The peanut. See {Peanut}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Castor and Pollux — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea solstitialis — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corposant — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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