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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Asclepias curassavica 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 Ipecacuanha \Ip`e*cac`u*an"ha\ ([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 (Richardsonia scabra). [1913 Webster] Redhead \Red"head`\ (-h?d`), n. 1. A person having red hair. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) (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 Poachard. (b) The red-headed woodpecker. See Woodpecker. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) A kind of milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) with red flowers. It is used in medicine. [1913 Webster]


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