Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi
Kinnikinic Kin`ni*ki*nic", n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; -- used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel ({Cornus stolonijra}), and the bearberry ({Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi}). [Spelled also {kinnickinnick} and {killikinick}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Bärentraube — (Herba uvae ursi), die Blätter von Arctostaphylus uva ursi Adans. (einem niedrigen Strauch, welcher dem Preiselbeerstrauch ähnlich ist u. sich in nördlichen Bergwäldern u. Nadelhölzern, hier u. da auch in Deutschland findet), als gelind… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cornus stolonijra — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • killikinick — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinnickinnick — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kinnikinic — Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arbutīn — C12H16O7 findet sich (mit Methylarbutin) in den Bärentraubenblättern von Arctostaphylus uva ursi und in andren Erikazeen, es bildet farblose Nadeln, schmeckt bitterlich, ist leicht löslich in heißem Wasser und Alkohol, reagiert neutral, schmilzt… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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