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Definition: unicorn root
n : any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having
grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
, colic root
, crow corn
, star grass
English → English
Definition: Unicorn root
, n. [OE. unicorne, F. unicorne, L. unicornis
one-horned, having a single horn; unus one + cornu a horn;
cf. L. unicornuus a unicorn. See One
, and Horn
1. A fabulous animal with one horn; the monoceros; -- often
represented in heraldry as a supporter.
2. A two-horned animal of some unknown kind, so called in the
Authorized Version of the Scriptures.
Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the
furrow? --Job xxxix.
Note: The unicorn mentioned in the Scripture was probably the
urus. See the Note under Reem
(a) Any large beetle having a hornlike prominence on the
head or prothorax.
(b) The larva of a unicorn moth.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The kamichi; -- called also unicorn bird
5. (Mil.) A howitzer. [Obs.]
, or Fossil unicorn's horn
substance formerly of great repute in medicine; -- named
from having been supposed to be the bone or the horn of
, Unicorn whale
(Zo["o]l.), the narwhal.
(Zo["o]l.), a notodontian moth (C[oe]lodasys unicornis
) whose caterpillar has a prominent horn on its
back; -- called also unicorn prominent
(Bot.), a name of two North American plants,
the yellow-flowered colicroot (Aletris farinosa
) and the
blazing star (Cham[ae]lirium luteum
). Both are used in
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
marine gastropods having a prominent spine on the lip of
the shell. Most of them belong to the genera Monoceros