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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pellitory(0.01098 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Pellitory.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and
small pink apetalous flowers [syn: pellitory-of-the-wall,
wall pellitory, Parietaria difussa]
2: small Mediterranean plant containing a volatile oil once
used to relieve toothache [syn: pellitory-of-Spain, Anacyclus pyrethrum
English → English (gcide)
Pellitory \Pel"li*to*ry\, n. [OE. paritorie, OF. paritoire, F.
pari['e]taire; (cf. It. & Sp. parietaria), L. parietaria the
parietary, or pellitory, the wall plant, fr. parietarus
belonging to the walls, fr. paries, parietis a wall. Cf.
The common name of the several species of the genus
Parietaria, low, harmless weeds of the Nettle family; --
also called wall pellitory, and lichwort.
Note: Parietaria officinalis is common on old walls in
Europe; Parietaria pennsylvanica is found in the
United States; and six or seven more species are found
near the Mediterranean, or in the Orient.
Pellitory \Pel"li*to*ry\, n. [Sp. pelitre, fr. L. pyrethrum. See
(a) A composite plant (Anacyclus Pyrethrum) of the
Mediterranean region, having finely divided leaves and
whitish flowers. The root is the officinal pellitory, and
is used as an irritant and sialogogue. Called also
bertram, and pellitory of Spain.
(b) The feverfew (Chrysanthemum Parthenium); -- so called
because it resembles the above.