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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Asclepias Curassavica(0.01064 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: Asclepias curassavica
n : tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods
suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed
throughout the tropics [syn: blood flower, swallowwort]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Asclepias Curassavica
([i^]p`[-e]*k[a^]k`[-u]*[a^]n"[.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf.
Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe-kaa-guena, prop., a creeping
plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.)
The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb (Cepha["e]lis Ipecacuanha
), largely employed as an emetic; also, the plant
itself; also, a medicinal extract of the root. Many other
plants are used as a substitutes; among them are the black or
Peruvian ipecac (Psychotria emetica), the white ipecac
(Ionidium Ipecacuanha), the bastard or wild ipecac
(Asclepias Curassavica), and the undulated ipecac
Redhead \Red"head`\ (-h?d`), n.
1. A person having red hair.
(a) An American duck (Aythya Americana) highly esteemed
as a game bird. It is closely allied to the
canvasback, but is smaller and its head brighter red.
Called also red-headed duck. American poachard,
grayback, and fall duck. See Illust. under
(b) The red-headed woodpecker. See Woodpecker.
3. (Bot.) A kind of milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) with
red flowers. It is used in medicine.