wild sarsaparilla
noun Date: 1814 a common North American perennial herb (Aralia nudicaulis) of the ginseng family with long-stalked basal compound leaves, umbels of greenish flowers, and an aromatic root used as a substitute of true sarsaparilla

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  • Wild sarsaparilla — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild sarsaparilla — plikastiebė aralija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Aralia nudicaulis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), naudojami alaus gamyboje.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild sarsaparilla — plikasis citrinvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Citrinvytinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Schisandra glabra), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Schisandra glabra angl. bay starvine; wild sarsaparilla šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild sarsaparilla — melsvasis sarsaparilis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sarsaparilinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Smilax glauca), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Smilax glauca angl. cat greenbrier; catbrier; sawbrier; wild sarsaparilla šaltinis …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild sarsaparilla — noun common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America • Syn: ↑false sarsaparilla, ↑wild sarsparilla, ↑Aralia nudicaulis • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Me …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild sarsaparilla — a low plant, Aralia nudicaulis, of the ginseng family, native to eastern North America, having a single, long stalked, compound leaf and a ball like cluster of greenish yellow flowers. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • sarsaparilla — [sas΄pə ril′ə, särs΄pə ril′ə; sär΄səril′ə] n. [Sp zarzaparrilla < zarza, bramble + parrilla, dim. of parra, vine] 1. any of a number of tropical American, spiny, woody vines (genus Smilax) of the lily family, with large, fragrant roots and… …   English World dictionary

  • Wild — Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild allspice — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild balsam apple — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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