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Definition of the noun birthroot
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noun - plural: birthroots
- trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Trillium erectum erectum / form Trillium erectum erectum / Trillium erectum
- synonyms of birthroot: purple trillium / red trillium
- more generic terms: trillium / wake-robin / wood lily = any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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The New England Magazine (1903)
The birthroot is a widely distributed species. In the North it is found from Nova Scotia to Manitoba and in the South from North Carolina to Missouri. It is common throughout New England, occurring in damp rich woods. In July the great feathery ...
by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder
Birthroot is a useful remedy in many abnormal conditions, and is especially so when the wrong is due to relaxation of mucous surfaces. It is a soothing, stimulating, astringent tonic, influencing the mucous membranes, especially of the ...
The Herb Book (2014)
The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published by John Lust
Description: Birthroot is an herbaceous perennial plant found in rich soils and shady woods of the central and western states of the U.S. Growing to a height of 10 to 15 inches, the simple stem arises naked from an oblong, tuberous rootstock ...
by Carole J. Skelly
birthroot wakerobin Trillium erectum birthroot brown Beth nosebleed squawroot stinking Benjamin trillium ...
Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal
Birthroot. Bishop. ' a name of Trillium erecBlrthrOOt' turn and other American plants of the same genus, having roots said to be astringent, tonic, expectorant, and antiseptic. (A ~ t l h. 1 tr ) ' naoocm cemaite Blrthwort a. European shrub so.
by John Henry Clarke
Birthroot. Lamb's quarter. Rattlesnake TRIFOLIUM REPENS 1451.
by John Henry Clarke
Bethroot Birthroot Lamb's Starter.
by Random House
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by Merriam-Webster, Inc
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A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris
Birthroot Bishop Hi □H-Virnn'r a name of Trillium crec- JJIIimuut, tum and othpr Amerit.an plants of the same genus, having roots said to be astringent, tonic, expectorant, and antiseptic. "Ri-H-Ti-mn-M- (Aristolochia clcmatitis), JJirxnwori a ...
by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar
Birthroot, a name of trillium erectum and other American plants of ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
Birthroot, trillium. be'tol. Naphthyl salicylate. beton'ica. Wood betony, the root of Stachys betonica, Betonica officinalis, formerly employed as an emetic and cathartic. Bett'endorff's test [Anton Joseph Hubert Maria Bettendorff , German chemist, ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
The American birthroot or wake-robin, Trillium erectum. nose-key, n. 2. A nose- ring worn by East Indian women as a badge of widowhood. noselite (nū'zé-lit), n. Same as nosean. Nosema (nū'sé-mâ), m. [NL.] The typical enus of the family ...
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