dock-cress
Nipplewort Nip"ple*wort` (n[i^]p"p'l*w[^u]rt`), n. (Bot.) A yellow-flowered composite herb ({Lampsana communis}), formerly used as an external application to the nipples of women; -- called also {dock-cress}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dock-cress — n. (Bot.) Nipplewort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dock-cress — dockˈ cress noun The nipplewort • • • Main Entry: ↑dock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow cress — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow dock — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lampsana communis — Nipplewort Nip ple*wort (n[i^]p p l*w[^u]rt ), n. (Bot.) A yellow flowered composite herb ({Lampsana communis}), formerly used as an external application to the nipples of women; called also {dock cress}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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