Laserpitium glabrum
Laserwort La"ser*wort` (l[=a]"s[~e]r*w[^u]rt`), n. [L. laser the juice of the laserwort.] (Bot.) Any plant of the umbelliferous genus {Laserpitium}, of several species (as {Laserpitium glabrum}, and {Laserpitium siler}), the root of which yields a resinous substance of a bitter taste. The genus is mostly European. [1913 Webster]

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  • Laserpitium siler — Laserwort La ser*wort (l[=a] s[ e]r*w[^u]rt ), n. [L. laser the juice of the laserwort.] (Bot.) Any plant of the umbelliferous genus {Laserpitium}, of several species (as {Laserpitium glabrum}, and {Laserpitium siler}), the root of which yields a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laserpitĭum — (L. L.), Pflanzengattung aus des Familie der Umbelliferae Thapsicae, 5. Kl. 2, Ordn. L.; Arten: L. glabrum Crantz (L. latifolium L.), Mutterpflanze des weißen Enzians, ziemlich hohe u. große Dolde, auf waldigen Bergen Deutschlands; L. prutenicum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Laserwort — La ser*wort (l[=a] s[ e]r*w[^u]rt ), n. [L. laser the juice of the laserwort.] (Bot.) Any plant of the umbelliferous genus {Laserpitium}, of several species (as {Laserpitium glabrum}, and {Laserpitium siler}), the root of which yields a resinous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gentianae albae radix — Gentianae albae radix, Wurzel von Laserpitium glabrum; G. nigrae radix, Wurzel von Peucedanum (Athamanta) Cervaria …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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