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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Podophyllum peltatum Podophyllum peltatum n : North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit [syn: mayapple, May apple, wild mandrake ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Podophyllum peltatum Podophyllin \Pod`o*phyl"lin\, n. [From Podophyllum.] (Chem.) A brown bitter gum extracted from the rootstalk of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum). It is a complex mixture of several substances. [1913 Webster] Podophyllum \Pod`o*phyl"lum\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot + fy`llon leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American Podophyllum peltatum , or May apple, the Himalayan Podophyllum Emodi . [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The rhizome and rootlet of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum), -- used as a cathartic drug. [1913 Webster] Podophyllum \Pod`o*phyl"lum\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot + fy`llon leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American Podophyllum peltatum , or May apple, the Himalayan Podophyllum Emodi . [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The rhizome and rootlet of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum), -- used as a cathartic drug. [1913 Webster] mandrake \man"drake\ (m[a^]n"dr[=a]k), n. [AS. mandragora, L. mandragoras, fr. Gr. mandrago`ras: cf. F. mandragore.] 1. (Bot.) A low plant (Mandragora officinarum) of the Nightshade family, having a fleshy root, often forked, and supposed to resemble a man. It was therefore supposed to have animal life, and to cry out when pulled up. All parts of the plant are strongly narcotic. It is found in the Mediterranean region. [1913 Webster] And shrieks like mandrakes, torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: The mandrake of Scripture was perhaps the same plant, but proof is wanting. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The May apple (Podophyllum peltatum). See May apple under May, and Podophyllum. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] May \May\, n. [F. Mai, L. Maius; so named in honor of the goddess Maia (Gr. Mai^a), daughter of Atlas and mother of Mercury by Jupiter.] 1. The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The early part or springtime of life. [1913 Webster] His May of youth, and bloom of lustihood. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn. [1913 Webster] The palm and may make country houses gay. --Nash. [1913 Webster] Plumes that mocked the may. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 4. The merrymaking of May Day. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Italian may (Bot.), a shrubby species of Spir[ae]a (Spir[ae]a hypericifolia) with many clusters of small white flowers along the slender branches. May apple (Bot.), the fruit of an American plant (Podophyllum peltatum). Also, the plant itself (popularly called mandrake), which has two lobed leaves, and bears a single egg-shaped fruit at the forking. The root and leaves, used in medicine, are powerfully drastic. May beetle, May bug (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of large lamellicorn beetles that appear in the winged state in May. They belong to Melolontha, and allied genera. Called also June beetle. May Day, the first day of May; -- celebrated in the rustic parts of England by the crowning of a May queen with a garland, and by dancing about a May pole. May dew, the morning dew of the first day of May, to which magical properties were attributed. May flower (Bot.), a plant that flowers in May; also, its blossom. See Mayflower, in the vocabulary. May fly (Zo["o]l.), any species of Ephemera, and allied genera; -- so called because the mature flies of many species appear in May. See Ephemeral fly, under Ephemeral. May game, any May-day sport. May lady, the queen or lady of May, in old May games. May lily (Bot.), the lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis ). May pole. See Maypole in the Vocabulary. May queen, a girl or young woman crowned queen in the sports of May Day. May thorn, the hawthorn. [1913 Webster] mayapple \mayapple\, may apple \may apple\n. 1. North American herb (Podophyllum peltatum) with poisonous root stock and an edible though insipid egg-shaped yellowish fruit; called also wild mandrake. Syn: May apple, wild mandrake, Podophyllum peltatum. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The fruit of the mayapple[1]. [PJC] mayapple \mayapple\, may apple \may apple\n. 1. North American herb (Podophyllum peltatum) with poisonous root stock and an edible though insipid egg-shaped yellowish fruit; called also wild mandrake. Syn: May apple, wild mandrake, Podophyllum peltatum. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The fruit of the mayapple[1]. [PJC] Duck's-foot \Duck's"-foot`\, n. (Bot.) The May apple (Podophyllum peltatum). [1913 Webster]

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