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camash

  • noun any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
    quamash; camas; camass; camosh.

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hemiparasite

  • noun a parasitic plant that contains some chlorophyll and therefore is capable of photosynthesis
    semiparasite.

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diffusate

(Chem.) Material which, in the process of catalysis, has diffused or passed through the separating membrane.

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cellaring

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triliteral

Consisting of three letters; trigrammic; as, a triliteral root or word. -- n. A triliteral word.

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avulsion

  • noun an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another
  • noun a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another

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coontie

  • noun small tough woody zamia of Florida and West Indies and Cuba; roots and half-buried stems yield an arrowroot
    Florida arrowroot; Zamia pumila; Seminole bread.

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eelworm

  • noun any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms

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biquadrate

  • noun an algebraic equation of the fourth degree
    biquadratic; fourth power; quartic.

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downfall

  • noun failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
    ruination; ruin.
  • noun the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
    precipitation.

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alkanet

  • noun perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate usually blue flowers
    bugloss; Anchusa officinalis.

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dilaceration

The act of rending asunder. Arbuthnot.

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ozonium

  • noun form genus of imperfect fungi
    genus Ozonium.

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sucker

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun a shoot arising from a plant's roots

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eringo

  • noun any plant of the genus Eryngium
    eryngo.

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remoulade

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butterbur

  • noun small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac-pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas
    Petasites vulgaris; bog rhubarb; Petasites hybridus.

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exudate

  • noun a substance that oozes out from plant pores
    exudation.
  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exude; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores

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napiform

(Bot.) Turnip-shaped; large and round in the upper part, and very slender below.

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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armillaria

  • noun genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot
    genus Armillaria.

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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rhatany

The powerfully astringent root of a half-shrubby Peruvian plant (Krameria triandra). It is used in medicine and to color port wine. Written also ratany.

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modal

  • noun an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will') that is used to express modality
    modal auxiliary verb; modal verb; modal auxiliary.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
    average.
    • the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30

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tormentil

(Bot.) A rosaceous herb (Potentilla Tormentilla), the root of which is used as a powerful astringent, and for alleviating gripes, or tormina, in diarrhea.

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infinitive

  • noun the uninflected form of the verb

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culver

A dove. "Culver in the falcon's fist." Spenser.

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logins

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galanga

The pungent aromatic rhizome or tuber of certain East Indian or Chinese species of Alpinia (A. Galanga and A. officinarum) and of the Kæmpferia Galanga), -- all of the Ginger family.

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vocalism

  • noun the system of vowels used in a particular language
    vowel system.
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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galangal

  • noun southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
    Alpinia galanga.
  • noun European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
    galingale; Cyperus longus.

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meristem

  • noun undifferentiated tissue from which new cells are formed, as at the tip of a stem or root

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costus

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concavity

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; incurvature; incurvation.
  • noun the property possessed by a concave shape
    concaveness.

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rosellinia

  • noun fungi having smooth perithecia with dark one-celled ascospores
    genus Rosellinia.

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avulsion

  • noun an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another
  • noun a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another

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orris

  • noun German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome
    Iris germanica florentina; Iris florentina; Florentine iris.
  • noun fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines
    orrisroot.

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sadh

A member of a monotheistic sect of Hindoos. Sadhs resemble the Quakers in many respects. Balfour (cyc. of India).

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isatis

(Bot.) A genus of herbs, some species of which, especially the Isatis tinctoria, yield a blue dye similar to indigo; woad.

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apex

  • noun the highest point (of something)
    vertex; peak; acme.
    • at the peak of the pyramid
  • noun the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
    solar apex; apex of the sun's way.

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mayapple

  • noun North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
    Podophyllum peltatum; May apple; wild mandrake.

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rhizotomy

  • noun surgical procedure in which spinal nerve roots are cut; done (anterior roots) to relieve intractable pain or (posterior roots) to stop severe muscle spasms

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burdock

  • noun any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
    clotbur.

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resorption

  • noun the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
    reabsorption.

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biliteral

Consisting of two letters; as, a biliteral root of a Sanskrit verb. Sir W. Jones. -- n. A word, syllable, or root, consisting of two letters.

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pulpers

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symbioses

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elecampane

  • noun tall coarse Eurasian herb having daisylike yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally
    Inula helenium.

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whereout

Out of which. R.
The cleft whereout the lightning breaketh. Holland.

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goldenseal

  • noun perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
    turmeric root; yellow root; golden seal; Hydrastis Canadensis.

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mealybug

  • noun scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees
    mealy bug.

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satyrion

(Bot.) Any one of several kinds of orchids. Obs.

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apex

  • noun the highest point (of something)
    vertex; peak; acme.
    • at the peak of the pyramid
  • noun the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
    solar apex; apex of the sun's way.

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soapwort

  • noun plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised
    bouncing Bess; hedge pink; Saponaria officinalis; bouncing Bet.

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primordium

  • noun an organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development
    anlage.

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barbasco

  • noun West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood
    joewood; Jacquinia keyensis.

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ganglion

  • noun an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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calumba

(Med.) The root of a plant (Jateorrhiza Calumba, and probably Cocculus palmatus), indigenous in Mozambique. It has an unpleasantly bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and antiseptic. Written also colombo, columbo, and calombo.

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endodermis

(Bot.) A layer of cells forming a kind of cuticle inside of the proper cortical layer, or surrounding an individual fibrovascular bundle.

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wellborn

  • adjective satellite of good or upper-class lineage
    • a rich and wellborn husband

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furcation

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    forking.

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senega

  • noun dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin
  • noun perennial bushy herb of central and southern United States having white flowers with green centers and often purple crest; similar to Seneca snakeroot
    Polygala alba.

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exudation

  • noun a substance that oozes out from plant pores
    exudate.
  • noun the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes
    transudation.

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zedoary

(Med.) A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indian, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant. ✍ It is the rhizome of different species of Curcuma, esp. C. zedoaria, and comes in short, firm pieces, externally of a wrinkled gray, ash-colored appearance, but within of a brownish red color. There are two kinds, round zedoary, and long zedoary.

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derris

  • noun any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons

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curculio

(Zoöl.) One of a large group of beetles (Rhynchophora) of many genera; -- called also weevils, snout beetles, billbeetles, and billbugs. Many of the species are very destructive, as the plum curculio, the corn, grain, and rice weevils, etc.

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puccoon

  • noun perennial plant of eastern North America having hairy foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment
    Lithospermum caroliniense.
  • noun perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant
    Sanguinaria canadensis; bloodroot; tetterwort; redroot.

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ganglion

  • noun an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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comfrey

  • noun perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
    cumfrey.
  • noun leaves make a popular tisane; young leaves used in salads or cooked
    healing herb.

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geotropism

  • noun an orienting response to gravity

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licorice

  • noun deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
    liquorice; Glycyrrhiza glabra.
  • noun a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
    liquorice.

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excretion

  • noun the bodily process of discharging waste matter
    elimination; excreting; voiding; evacuation.
  • noun waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
    excrement; body waste; excretory product; excreta.

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lovage

  • noun herb native to southern Europe; cultivated for its edible stalks and foliage and seeds
    Levisticum officinale.
  • noun stalks eaten like celery or candied like angelica; seeds used for flavoring or pickled like capers

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electrotonus

(Physiol.) The modified condition of a nerve, when a constant current of electricity passes through any part of it. See Anelectrotonus, and Catelectrotonus.

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camass

  • noun any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
    quamash; camas; camash; camosh.
  • noun any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
    quamash; camas; camash; camosh.

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dieback

  • noun a disease of plants characterized by the gradual dying of the young shoots starting at the tips and progressing to the larger branches

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elihu

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ganglion

  • noun an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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thielavia

  • noun genus of fungi having spherical brown perithecia and some conidia borne in chains; cause root rot
    genus Thielavia.

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weevil

  • noun any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles

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coptis

  • noun small genus of low perennial herbs having yellow rhizomes and white or yellow flowers
    genus Coptis.

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webworm

  • noun several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed

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mandrake

  • noun the root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic
    mandrake root.
  • noun a plant of southern Europe and North Africa having purple flowers, yellow fruits and a forked root formerly thought to have magical powers
    Mandragora officinarum; devil's apples.

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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pellitory

  • noun herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers
    wall pellitory; pellitory-of-the-wall; Parietaria difussa.
  • noun a small Mediterranean plant containing a volatile oil once used to relieve toothache
    Anacyclus pyrethrum; pellitory-of-Spain.

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nodule

  • noun a small node
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    tubercle.

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alcanna

(Bot.) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

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maggot

  • noun the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

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casava

  • noun any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
    cassava.

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logger

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; feller; lumberjack.

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marshmallow

  • noun spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar

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biomass

  • noun plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
  • noun the total mass of living matter in a given unit area

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cohosh

  • noun a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
    baneberry; herb Christopher.

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cementum

  • noun a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
    cement.

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tumeric

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impingement

  • noun influencing strongly
    impact; encroachment.
    • they resented the impingement of American values on European culture
  • noun a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
    impaction.

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dicot

  • noun flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
    dicotyledon; exogen; magnoliopsid.

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pigweed

  • noun common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
    wild spinach; Chenopodium album; lamb's-quarters.
  • noun leaves sometimes used as potherbs; seeds used as cereal; southern United States to Central America; India and China
    Amaranthus hypochondriacus.

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liquorice

  • noun deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
    licorice; Glycyrrhiza glabra.
  • noun a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
    licorice.

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sucker

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun a shoot arising from a plant's roots

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phytophthora

  • noun destructive parasitic fungi causing brown rot in plants
    genus Phytophthora.

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wads

  • noun a large number or amount
    heaps; rafts; piles; lots; scads; slews; tons; gobs; scores; oodles; loads; dozens; stacks; lashings.
    • made lots of new friends
    • she amassed stacks of newspapers
  • noun a small mass of soft material
    wad.
    • he used a wad of cotton to wipe the counter

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bistort

(Bot.) An herbaceous plant of the genus Polygonum, section Bistorta; snakeweed; adderwort. Its root is used in medicine as an astringent.

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nodule

  • noun a small node
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    tubercle.

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clitocybe

  • noun a genus of agarics with white to pale yellow spore deposits and fleshy stalks centrally attached to the cap and closely attached gills
    genus Clitocybe.

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innervation

  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    excitation; irritation.
  • noun the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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weevil

  • noun any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles

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eryngo

  • noun any plant of the genus Eryngium
    eringo.

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innervate

  • verb supply nerves to (some organ or body part)
  • verb stimulate to action
    • innervate a muscle or a nerve

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monocot

  • noun a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside
    endogen; liliopsid; monocotyledon.

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caries

  • noun soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
    cavity; tooth decay; dental caries.

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aroid

  • noun any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
    arum.
  • adjective relating to a plant of the family Araceae
    araceous.

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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bulblike

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulb-shaped; bulbous.

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vole

  • noun any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
    field mouse.

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