Hazelwort
Hazelwort Ha"zel*wort` (-w[u^]rt), n. (Bot.) The asarabacca. [1913 Webster]

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  • hazelwort — SYN: Asarum europaeum …   Medical dictionary

  • hazelwort — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an asarabacca (Asarum europaeum) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asarum — A genus of plants of the family Aristolochiaceae. [L., fr. G. asaron, hazelwort] A. canadense an aromatic stimulant and diaphoretic. SYN: Canada snakeroot, Indian ginger, wild ginger. A. europaeum an emetic and cathartic. SYN: European snakeroot …   Medical dictionary

  • Asarum — noun wild ginger • Syn: ↑genus Asarum • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aristolochiaceae, ↑family Aristolochiaceae, ↑birthwo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asarone — As a*rone, n. [L. asarum hazelwort, wild spikenard, Gr. a saron] (Chem.) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the {Asarum Europ[ae]um}; called also {camphor of asarum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asarum Europaeum — Asarone As a*rone, n. [L. asarum hazelwort, wild spikenard, Gr. a saron] (Chem.) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the {Asarum Europ[ae]um}; called also {camphor of asarum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camphor of asarum — Asarone As a*rone, n. [L. asarum hazelwort, wild spikenard, Gr. a saron] (Chem.) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the {Asarum Europ[ae]um}; called also {camphor of asarum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asarum — /as euhr euhm/, n. Chem. the dried rhizome and roots of wild ginger that yield an acrid resin and a volatile, aromatic oil, used chiefly as a flavoring. [ < L < Gk ásaron hazelwort, wild spikenard] * * * …   Universalium

  • ἀσάρου — ἄσαρον hazelwort neut gen sg ἄσαρος masc/fem/neut gen sg ἀσά̱ρου , ἀσηρός causing discomfort masc/fem/neut gen sg (aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀσάρῳ — ἄσαρον hazelwort neut dat sg ἄσαρος masc/fem/neut dat sg ἀσά̱ρῳ , ἀσηρός causing discomfort masc/fem/neut dat sg (aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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