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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: swallowwort (0.01311 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to swallowwort.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: swallowwort swallowwort n 1: tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed throughout the tropics [syn: blood flower, Asclepias curassavica ] 2: perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers [syn: celandine, greater celandine, swallow wort , Chelidonium majus]
English → English (gcide) Definition: swallowwort Celandine \Cel"an*dine\ (s[e^]l"[a^]n*d[imac]n), n. [OE. celidoine, OF. celidoine, F. ch['e]lidoine, fr. L. chelidonia (sc. herba), fr. chelidonius pertaining to the swallow, Gr. chelido`nios, fr. chelidw`n the swallow, akin to L. hirundo a swallow.] (Bot.) A perennial herbaceous plant (Chelidonium majus) of the poppy family, with yellow flowers. It is used as a medicine in jaundice, etc., and its acrid saffron-colored juice is used to cure warts and the itch; -- called also greater celandine and swallowwort. [1913 Webster] Lasser celandine, the pilewort (Ranunculus Ficaria). [1913 Webster]

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