senega milkwort

senega milkwort
Ботаника: истод канадский, истод сенега (Polygala senega)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • senega — ☆ senega [sen′i gə ] n. [< Senega (root), var. of SENECA1: from use by the Seneca against snake bites] 1. an E North American milkwort (Polygala senega) with single racemes of white flowers 2. its dried root, formerly used as an expectorant:… …   English World dictionary

  • senega snakeroot — noun eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots • Syn: ↑Seneca snakeroot, ↑Seneka snakeroot, ↑senga root, ↑senega root, ↑Polygala senega • Hypernyms: ↑milkwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • senega — noun 1. dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin • Hypernyms: ↑root • Part Holonyms: ↑Seneca snakeroot, ↑Seneka snakeroot, ↑senga root, ↑senega root, ↑senega snakeroot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • senega root — noun eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots • Syn: ↑Seneca snakeroot, ↑Seneka snakeroot, ↑senga root, ↑senega snakeroot, ↑Polygala senega • Hypernyms: ↑milkwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • senega — /sen i geuh/, n. 1. the dried root of a milkwort, Polygala senega, of the eastern U.S., used as an expectorant and diuretic. 2. the plant itself. [1730 40; var. of SENECA, from its use by this tribe] * * * …   Universalium

  • senega — sen•e•ga [[t]ˈsɛn ɪ gə[/t]] n. pl. gas 1) pln a milkwort, Polygala senega, of E North America, with white flowers 2) pln the root of this plant, used as an emetic and expectorant Also called Sen′eca (or sen′ega) snake′root. Etymology: 1790–1800;… …   From formal English to slang

  • senega — /ˈsɛnɪgə/ (say seniguh) noun 1. the root of a milkwort, Polygala senega, of the eastern US, dried and used as an expectorant. 2. the plant. {variant of Seneca, a Native American people of New York State, from its use by this people} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • senega — n. milkwort, species of plant native to the eastern United States (the root is used in diuretics and expectorants) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Polygala senega — noun eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots • Syn: ↑Seneca snakeroot, ↑Seneka snakeroot, ↑senga root, ↑senega root, ↑senega snakeroot • Hypernyms: ↑milkwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polygala — vulgaris Scientific classification Kingdom: Plant …   Wikipedia

  • List of Canadian plants by family PQ — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Paeoniaceae * Paeonia brownii western peony Pallaviciniaceae * Moerckia blyttii * Moerckia hibernica *… …   Wikipedia


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