Dutchman's laudanum
Laudanum Lau"da*num, n. [Orig. the same wort as ladanum, ladbdanum: cf. F. laudanum, It. laudano, ladano. See {Ladanum}.] Tincture of opium, used for various medical purposes. [1913 Webster]

Note: A fluid ounce of American laudanum should contain the soluble matter of one tenth of an ounce avoirdupois of powdered opium with equal parts of alcohol and water. English laudanum should have ten grains less of opium in the fluid ounce. --U. S. Disp. [1913 Webster]

{Dutchman's laudanum} (Bot.) See under {Dutchman}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dutchman's laudanum — Dutchman Dutch man, n.; pl. {Dutchmen}. A native, or one of the people, of Holland. [1913 Webster] {Dutchman s laudanum} (Bot.), a West Indian passion flower ({Passiflora Murucuja}); also, its fruit. {Dutchman s pipe} (Bot.), . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dutchman's pipe — Dutchman Dutch man, n.; pl. {Dutchmen}. A native, or one of the people, of Holland. [1913 Webster] {Dutchman s laudanum} (Bot.), a West Indian passion flower ({Passiflora Murucuja}); also, its fruit. {Dutchman s pipe} (Bot.), . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laudanum — Lau da*num, n. [Orig. the same wort as ladanum, ladbdanum: cf. F. laudanum, It. laudano, ladano. See {Ladanum}.] Tincture of opium, used for various medical purposes. [1913 Webster] Note: A fluid ounce of American laudanum should contain the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dutchman — Dutch man, n.; pl. {Dutchmen}. A native, or one of the people, of Holland. [1913 Webster] {Dutchman s laudanum} (Bot.), a West Indian passion flower ({Passiflora Murucuja}); also, its fruit. {Dutchman s pipe} (Bot.), . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dutchmen — Dutchman Dutch man, n.; pl. {Dutchmen}. A native, or one of the people, of Holland. [1913 Webster] {Dutchman s laudanum} (Bot.), a West Indian passion flower ({Passiflora Murucuja}); also, its fruit. {Dutchman s pipe} (Bot.), . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passiflora Murucuja — Dutchman Dutch man, n.; pl. {Dutchmen}. A native, or one of the people, of Holland. [1913 Webster] {Dutchman s laudanum} (Bot.), a West Indian passion flower ({Passiflora Murucuja}); also, its fruit. {Dutchman s pipe} (Bot.), . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passiflora rubra — ID 60019 Symbol Key PARU3 Common Name dutchman s laudanum Family Passifloraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR, VI Growth Habit Vine, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Passiflora rubra L. — Symbol PARU3 Common Name dutchman s laudanum Botanical Family Passifloraceae …   Scientific plant list

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