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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Scammony(0.01057 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Scammony.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: tropical American morning glory [syn: Ipomoea orizabensis]
2: resin from the root of Convolvulus scammonia
3: twining plant of Asia Minor having cream to purple flowers
and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resin [syn: Convolvulus scammonia
English → English (gcide)
Scammony \Scam"mo*ny\ (sk[a^]m"m[-o]*n[y^]), n. [F.
scammon['e]e, L. scammonia, scammonea, Gr. skammwni`a.]
1. (Bot.) A species of bindweed or Convolvulus (C. Scammonia
2. An inspissated sap obtained from the root of the
Convolvulus Scammonia, of a blackish gray color, a
nauseous smell like that of old cheese, and a somewhat
acrid taste. It is used in medicine as a cathartic.