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Definition of the noun birthroot

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noun - plural: birthroots

  1. trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth

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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewSpecific Diagnosis and Specific Medication (1909)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

birthroot wakerobin Trillium erectum birthroot brown Beth nosebleed squawroot stinking Benjamin trillium ...

Google previewThe National Encyclopedia of Reference (1915)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Birthroot. Lamb's quarter. Rattlesnake TRIFOLIUM REPENS 1451.

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Bethroot Birthroot Lamb's Starter.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-ute, beaut, boot, bruit, brut, brute, bute, butte, chute, cloot, coot, cute, flute, fruit, glute, hoot, jute, loot, lute, moot, mute, newt, root, route, scoot, scute, shoot, sluit, snoot, soot, suit, toot, ut, ute, Ute; acute, Aleut, astute, beetroot, Beirut, birthroot, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Beirut, birthroot, bloodroot, breadfruit, butut, cahoot, Canute, cheroot, clubroot, commute, compute, confute, crapshoot, deaf-mute, depute, dilute, dispute, elute, en route, enroot, folkmoot, freeboot, galoot, grapefruit, hardboot, hirsute, imbrute, ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1915)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

Birthroot Bishop Hi □H-Virnn'r a name of Trillium crec- JJIIimuut, tum and othpr plants of the same genus, having roots said to be astringent, tonic, expectorant, and antiseptic. "Ri-H-Ti-mn-M- (Aristolochia clcmatitis), JJirxnwori a ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Birthroot, a name of trillium erectum and other American plants of ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

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, ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

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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Small photo of Vintage style photo of spring flowers. Trillium grandiflorum (great white trillium, trillium, wakerobin, tri flower, birthroot, birthwort). Ontario, Canada More...

Scrabble value of B3I1R1T1H4R1O1O1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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