German gromwell
Gromwell Grom"well, n. [Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all prob. fr. F. gr?mil, cf. W. cromandi.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Lithospermum} ({L. arvense}), anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of gravel. The {German gromwell} is the {Stellera}. [Written also {gromill}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Gromwell — Grom well, n. [Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all prob. fr. F. gr?mil, cf. W. cromandi.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Lithospermum} ({L. arvense}), anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of gravel. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German wheat — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gromill — Gromwell Grom well, n. [Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all prob. fr. F. gr?mil, cf. W. cromandi.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Lithospermum} ({L. arvense}), anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • L arvense — Gromwell Grom well, n. [Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all prob. fr. F. gr?mil, cf. W. cromandi.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Lithospermum} ({L. arvense}), anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stellera — Gromwell Grom well, n. [Called also gromel, grommel, graymill, and gray millet, all prob. fr. F. gr?mil, cf. W. cromandi.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Lithospermum} ({L. arvense}), anciently used, because of its stony pericarp, in the cure of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agropyrum caninum — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anobium paniceum — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buck wheat — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diplosis tritici — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fagopyrum Tartaricum — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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