Hypocist
Hypocist Hyp"o*cist, n. [Gr. ? a plant growing on the roots of the Cistus.] An astringent inspissated juice obtained from the fruit of a plant ({Cytinus hypocistis}), growing from the roots of the {Cistus}, a small European shrub. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hypocist — (Hypocistis), s.u. Cytinus hypocistis …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hypocĭst — Hypocĭst, Pflanze, s. Cytinus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hypocist — /hīˈpō sist/ noun (Gr hypokistis, from kistos cistus) an inspissated juice from the fruit of Cytinus hypocistis (Rafflesiaceae), a plant parasitic on cistus roots • • • Main Entry: ↑hypo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cytinus hypocistis — Hypocist Hyp o*cist, n. [Gr. ? a plant growing on the roots of the Cistus.] An astringent inspissated juice obtained from the fruit of a plant ({Cytinus hypocistis}), growing from the roots of the {Cistus}, a small European shrub. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytĭnus — L. (Hypocist), Gattung der Rafflesiazeen, niedrige, gefärbte, auf Wurzeln schmarotzende Gewächse mit kurzem Stengel, schuppenförmigen Blättern, monözischen oder diözischen Blüten in traubigem Blütenstand und beerenartigen Früchten. Von den zwei… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • ὑποκιστίδα — ὑποκιστίς hypocist fem acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ὑποκιστίδι — ὑποκιστίς hypocist fem dat sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ὑποκιστίδος — ὑποκιστίς hypocist fem gen sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ὑποκιστίς — hypocist fem nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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