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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pleurisy root (0.01136 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Pleurisy root.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pleurisy root pleurisy root n : erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers [syn: butterfly weed, orange milkweed , chigger flower, chiggerflower, tuber root, Indian paintbrush, Asclepias tuberosa]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pleurisy root Pleurisy \Pleu"ri*sy\, n. [F. pleur['e]sie, L. pleurisis, pleuritis, Gr pleyri^tis (sc. no`sos), fr. pleyra` rib, side.] (Med.) An inflammation of the pleura, usually accompanied with fever, pain, difficult respiration, and cough, and with exudation into the pleural cavity. [1913 Webster] Pleurisy root. (Bot.) (a) The large tuberous root of a kind of milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa ) which is used as a remedy for pleuritic and other diseases. (b) The plant itself, which has deep orange-colored flowers; -- called also butterfly weed. [1913 Webster]

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