Centinody
Centinody Cen*tin"o*dy, n. [L. centum a hundred + nodus knot: cf. F. centinode.] (Bot.) A weed with a stem of many joints ({Illecebrum verticillatum}); also, the {Polygonum aviculare} or knotgrass. [1913 Webster]

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  • Illecebrum verticillatum — Centinody Cen*tin o*dy, n. [L. centum a hundred + nodus knot: cf. F. centinode.] (Bot.) A weed with a stem of many joints ({Illecebrum verticillatum}); also, the {Polygonum aviculare} or knotgrass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polygonum aviculare — Centinody Cen*tin o*dy, n. [L. centum a hundred + nodus knot: cf. F. centinode.] (Bot.) A weed with a stem of many joints ({Illecebrum verticillatum}); also, the {Polygonum aviculare} or knotgrass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sentynode — † sentynode variant of centinody. Grete Herball cccxlviii. (1529) T iv b …   Useful english dictionary

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