Cucumis colocynthis
Colocynth Col"ocynth, n. [L. colocynthis, Gr. ?. Cf. {Coloquintida}.] (Med.) The light spongy pulp of the fruit of the bitter cucumber ({Citrullus colocynthis}, or {Cucumis colocynthis}), an Asiatic plant allied to the watermelon; coloquintida. It comes in white balls, is intensely bitter, and a powerful cathartic. Called also {bitter apple}, {bitter cucumber}, {bitter gourd}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cucumis Colocynthis — Cucumber Cu cum*ber (k? k?m b?r, formerly kou k?m b?r), n. [OE. cucumer, cocumber, cucumber, fr. L. cucmis, gen.cucumeris; cf. OF. cocombre,F. concombre.] (Bot.) A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus {Cucumis}, esp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cucumis colocynthis — kartusis arbūzas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Citrullus colocynthis). atitikmenys: lot. Citrullus colocynthis; Colocynthis vulgaris; Cucumis colocynthis angl. bitter apple; colocynth; vine… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cucumis colocynthis L. — Symbol CICO7 Synonym Symbol CUCO4 Botanical Family Cucurbitaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Cucumis Anguria — Cucumber Cu cum*ber (k? k?m b?r, formerly kou k?m b?r), n. [OE. cucumer, cocumber, cucumber, fr. L. cucmis, gen.cucumeris; cf. OF. cocombre,F. concombre.] (Bot.) A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus {Cucumis}, esp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cucumis flexuosus — Cucumber Cu cum*ber (k? k?m b?r, formerly kou k?m b?r), n. [OE. cucumer, cocumber, cucumber, fr. L. cucmis, gen.cucumeris; cf. OF. cocombre,F. concombre.] (Bot.) A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus {Cucumis}, esp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cucumis sativus — Cucumber Cu cum*ber (k? k?m b?r, formerly kou k?m b?r), n. [OE. cucumer, cocumber, cucumber, fr. L. cucmis, gen.cucumeris; cf. OF. cocombre,F. concombre.] (Bot.) A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus {Cucumis}, esp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colocynthis vulgaris — kartusis arbūzas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Citrullus colocynthis). atitikmenys: lot. Citrullus colocynthis; Colocynthis vulgaris; Cucumis colocynthis angl. bitter apple; colocynth; vine… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • COLOCYNTHIS — КОЛОЦИНТ — Исходное растение. Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. Колоцинт.Синонимы. Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad., Colocynthis officinalis Schrad., Cucumis colocynthis L.Сем. Cucurbitaceae Тыквенные.Распространение. Встречается как сорное, на полях и на… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Cucŭmis — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Cucurbitaceae Cucurbiteae Cucu merinae, Monocle, Monadelphie L., einhäusig, Kelch röhrig, fünfspaltig, Blumenkrone glockig trichterig, fünftheilig, 5 Staubgefäße, triadelphisch, drei dicke zweitheilige …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Citrullus colocynthis — «Manzana de Adán» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Nuez (anatomía).   Citrullus …   Wikipedia Español

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