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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Eryngium Eryngium n : large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution [syn: genus Eryngium]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Eryngium Snakeroot \Snake"root`\, n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants of different genera and species, most of which are (or were formerly) reputed to be efficacious as remedies for the bites of serpents; also, the roots of any of these. [1913 Webster] Note: The Virginia snakeroot is Aristolochia Serpentaria; black snakeroot is Sanicula, esp. S. Marilandica, also Cimicifuga racemosa; Seneca snakeroot is Polygala Senega; button snakeroot is Liatris, also Eryngium; white snakeroot is Eupatorium ageratoides . The name is also applied to some others besides these. [1913 Webster] Eryngium \E*ryn"gi*um\ ([-e]*r[i^]n"j[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'hry`ggion, dim. of 'h`ryggos eryngo; cf. L. eryngion, erynge.] (Bot.) A large genus of umbelliferous plants somewhat like thistles in appearance, cosmopolitan in distribution. Eryngium maritimum , or sea holly, has been highly esteemed as an aphrodisiac, the roots being formerly candied. Syn: genus Eryngium. [1913 Webster]


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