bugbane

  • 1Bugbane — Bug bane , n. (Bot.) A perennial white flowered herb of the order {Ranunculace[ae]} and genus {Cimiciguga}; bugwort. There are several species. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2bugbane — [bug′bān΄] n. any of a genus (Cimicifuga) of perennial plants of the buttercup family, with long spikes of small white flowers whose offensive odor is supposed to repel insects …

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  • 3bugbane — noun 1. North American plant having large leaves and yellowish green flowers growing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid used medicinally • Syn: ↑white hellebore, ↑American hellebore, ↑Indian poke, ↑Veratrum viride • Hypernyms: ↑hellebore, ↑false …

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  • 4bugbane — blakinė juodžolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Actaea cimicifuga), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Actaea cimicifuga angl. bugbane; Chinese cimicifuga; foetid bugbane šaltinis… …

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  • 5bugbane — dvokiančioji blakėžudė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Cimicifuga foetida), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cimicifuga foetida angl. bugbane; Chinese cimicifuga; foetid… …

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  • 6bugbane — /bug bayn /, n. any of several tall, erect plants belonging to the genus Cimicifuga, of the buttercup family, as C. americana, of the eastern U.S., having loose, elongated clusters of white flowers. [1795 1805; BUG1 + BANE; so called because it… …

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  • 7bugbane — noun Date: 1804 any of several perennial herbs (genus Cimicifuga) of the buttercup family; especially black cohosh …

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  • 8bugbane — noun The baneberry …

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  • 9bugbane — bug·bane bəg .bān n a plant of the genus Cimicifuga esp BLACK COHOSH …

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  • 10bugbane — noun a tall plant with spikes of cream or yellow flowers and fern like leaves, formerly used to drive away bedbugs. [Cimifuga foetida and related species.] …

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  • 11bugbane — bug•bane [[t]ˈbʌgˌbeɪn[/t]] n. pln any of several tall E North American plants of the genus Cimicifuga, of the buttercup family, bearing erect spikes of white flowers that exude an unpleasant odor • Etymology: 1795–1805 …

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  • 12bugbane — Cimicifuga racemosa. An eastern North American perennial herb. A substance obtained from the root of the plant has been used in some cultures to treat a number of medical problems. It is being studied in the treatment of hot flashes and other… …

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  • 13fetid bugbane — noun bugbane of Siberia and eastern Asia having ill smelling green white flowers • Syn: ↑foetid bugbane, ↑Cimicifuga foetida • Hypernyms: ↑bugbane …

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  • 14foetid bugbane — noun bugbane of Siberia and eastern Asia having ill smelling green white flowers • Syn: ↑fetid bugbane, ↑Cimicifuga foetida • Hypernyms: ↑bugbane …

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  • 15foetid bugbane — blakinė juodžolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Actaea cimicifuga), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Actaea cimicifuga angl. bugbane; Chinese cimicifuga; foetid bugbane šaltinis… …

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  • 16foetid bugbane — dvokiančioji blakėžudė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Cimicifuga foetida), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cimicifuga foetida angl. bugbane; Chinese cimicifuga; foetid… …

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  • 17American bugbane — noun bugbane of the eastern United States having erect racemes of white flowers • Syn: ↑summer cohosh, ↑Cimicifuga americana • Hypernyms: ↑bugbane …

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  • 18false bugbane — noun tall perennial of the eastern United States having large basal leaves and white summer flowers • Syn: ↑Trautvetteria carolinensis • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Trautvetteria, ↑genus Trautvetteria …

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  • 19black snakeroot — noun 1. deciduous low growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States • Syn: ↑Canada ginger, ↑Asarum canadense • Hypernyms: ↑wild ginger 2. North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia •… …

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  • 20Cimicifuga foetida — noun bugbane of Siberia and eastern Asia having ill smelling green white flowers • Syn: ↑fetid bugbane, ↑foetid bugbane • Hypernyms: ↑bugbane …

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