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Definition of Asarabacca

Asarabacca
Asarabacca As`a*ra*bac"ca, n. [L. asarum + bacca a berry. See Asarone.] (Bot.) An acrid herbaceous plant (Asarum Europ[ae]um), the leaves and roots of which are emetic and cathartic. It is principally used in cephalic snuffs.

Meaning of Asarabacca from wikipedia

- Asarum europaeum, commonly known as asarabacca, European wild ginger, hazelwort, and wild spikenard, is a species of flowering plant in the birthwort family...
- commonly known as Canada wild ginger, Canadian snakeroot, and broad-leaved asarabacca, is a herbaceous, perennial plant which forms dense colonies in the understory...
- Scurvy-gr**** Succory Our Ladies Thistles or Silybum marianum ****smart Asarabacca Barberry-bush Sweet Basil Bramble-bush Briony Brooklime Butcher's Broom...
- wall may also indicate an incorporated Priory building. A hedge-bank of asarabacca grows for some 40 yards on the west slopes near the priory. This was probably...
- English name Scientific name Status Asarabacca Asarum europaeum * Birthwort Aristolochia clematitis * Smearwort Aristolochia rotunda *...
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