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Definition of the noun purple trillium

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noun

  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 previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Purple Trillium. Bethroot Birthroot Lamb's Starter. Rattlesnake root. Wakerobin. Three-leaved nightsh ade. [According to Millspaugh T. pendulum is the white variety of T. erectum. Treas. of Bot. gives the names as synonymous.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Purple Trillium. Bethroot. Birthroot. Lamb's quarter. Rattlesnake root. Wakerobin. Three-leaved nightshade. [According to Millspaugh T. pendulum is the white variety of T. erectum. Treas. of Bot. gives the names as synonymous. The symptoms ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

stinkin' Benjamin Purple trillium (of the genus Trillium), which has a fetid odor when picked for a bouquet. stiver An old- fashioned word meaning to get going, get moving. “Now stiver along to school, ...

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

» Purple Trillium, or Birthroot. A perennial plant, a native of the Northern United States, bearing dark, dull purple flowers.

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

Purple trillium. See Trillium erectum. Purple velvet plant. See Gynura aurantiaca .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

erectum, the purple trillium, a strong-scented specie is also known locally as Indian balm, Indian shamrock, an nose-bleed. Of the 7 species in the northeastern United States, 3 produce white and 3 dull-purple flowers; in one, T. £ the painted ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

erectum, the purple trillium, a strong-scented species, is also known locally as Indian balm, Indian shamrock, and nose-bleed. Of the 7 species in the northeastern United States, 3 produce white and 3 dull-purple flowers; in one, T. £ the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Indian balm, the purple trillium or birthroot, a native of North America. See Trillium . — Indian bark, bay, bean, bee-king. See the nouns.— Indian berry, Cocctdus Cocculus, a climbing Bhrub of the family Menispermacete, a native of India and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

-Indian '' the purple trillium or birthroot, a native of ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

• E:Purple Trillium, Stinking Benjamin; G:Braunrote Dreizipfellilie • 4 Z4 rV-V t Ä; Can.: E; USA; NE, NCE, SE - giganteum (Hook. & Arn.) A. Heller = Trillium chloropetalum var. chloropetalum - grandiflorum (Michx.) Salisb. □ E: Great ...

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