Convallaria Majalis
Convallamarin Con*val"la*ma`rin, n. [Convallaria + L. amarus bitter.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline, poisonous substance, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from the lily of the valley ({Convallaria Majalis}). Its taste is first bitter, then sweet. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Convallaria majalis — Lily Lil y (l[i^]l [y^]), n.; pl. {Lilies} (l[i^]l [i^]z). [AS. lilie, L. lilium, Gr. lei rion. Cf. {Flower de luce}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant and flower of the genus {Lilium}, endogenous bulbous plants, having a regular perianth of six colored pieces …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convallaria majalis — May May, n. [F. Mai, L. Maius; so named in honor of the goddess Maia (Gr. Mai^a), daughter of Atlas and mother of Mercury by Jupiter.] 1. The fifth month of the year, containing thirty one days. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The early part or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convallaria majalis — ID 21111 Symbol Key COMA7 Common Name European lily of the valley Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Convallaria majalis — noun low growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries • Syn: ↑lily of the valley, ↑May lily • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Convallaria majalis — …   Википедия

  • Convallaria majalis — Con|valla̱ria maja̱lis [zu lat. convallis = Talniederung, Talkessel und lat. Maius = Maimonat] w; : Maiglöckchen, zu den Liliengewächsen gehörende, 10 20 cm hohe giftige Staude (enthält das Glykosid ↑Convallarin) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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