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Amblystoma MexicanumSiredon Si*re"don, n. [NL., from Gr. ??? a siren.] (Zo["o]l.)
The larval form of any salamander while it still has external
gills; especially, one of those which, like the axolotl
(Amblystoma Mexicanum), sometimes lay eggs while in this
larval state, but which under more favorable conditions lose
their gills and become normal salamanders. See also
Axolotl. ArcanumArcanum Ar*ca"num, n.; pl. Arcana. [L., fr. arcanus closed,
secret, fr. arca chest, box, fr. arcere to inclose. See
1. A secret; a mystery; -- generally used in the plural.
Inquiries into the arcana of the Godhead.
2. (Med.) A secret remedy; an elixir. --Dunglison. C AmericanumSaxifrage Sax"i*frage (?; 48), n. [L. saxifraga, from
saxifragus stone-breaking; saxum rock + frangere to break:
cf. F. saxifrage. See Fracture, and cf. Sassafras,
Any plant of the genus Saxifraga, mostly perennial herbs
growing in crevices of rocks in mountainous regions.
Burnet saxifrage, a European umbelliferous plant
Golden saxifrage, a low half-succulent herb
(Chrysosplenium oppositifolium) growing in rivulets in
Europe; also, C. Americanum, common in the United
States. See also under Golden.
Meadow saxifrage, or Pepper saxifrage. See under
Meadow. Xanthoxylum AmericanumXanthoxylum Xan*thox"y*lum, n. [NL., from Gr. xanqo`s yellow +
xy`lon wood.] (Bot.)
A genus of prickly shrubs or small trees, the bark and rots
of which are of a deep yellow color; prickly ash.
Note: The commonest species in the Northern United States is
Xanthoxylum Americanum. See Prickly ash, under
Prickly. Xanthoxylum AmericanumPrickly Prick"ly, a.
Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with
prickles; as, a prickly shrub.
Prickly ash (Bot.), a prickly shrub (Xanthoxylum
Americanum) with yellowish flowers appearing with the
leaves. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic.
The southern species is X. Carolinianum. --Gray.
Prickly heat (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of
red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of
the parts affected. It is due to inflammation of the sweat
glands, and is often brought on by overheating the skin in
Prickly pear (Bot.), a name given to several plants of the
cactaceous genus Opuntia, American plants consisting of
fleshy, leafless, usually flattened, and often prickly
joints inserted upon each other. The sessile flowers have
many petals and numerous stamens. The edible fruit is a
large pear-shaped berry containing many flattish seeds.
The common species of the Northern Atlantic States is
Opuntia vulgaris. In the South and West are many others,
and in tropical America more than a hundred more. O.
vulgaris, O. Ficus-Indica, and O. Tuna are abundantly
introduced in the Mediterranean region, and O. Dillenii
has become common in India.
Prickly pole (Bot.), a West Indian palm (Bactris
Plumierana), the slender trunk of which bears many rings
of long black prickles.
Prickly withe (Bot.), a West Indian cactaceous plant
(Cereus triangularis) having prickly, slender, climbing,
Prickly rat (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of South
American burrowing rodents belonging to Ctenomys and
allied genera. The hair is usually intermingled with sharp
spines. Zanthoxylum AmericanumAsh Ash ([a^]sh), n. [OE. asch, esh, AS. [ae]sc; akin to OHG.
asc, Sw. & Dan. ask, Icel. askr, D. esch, G. esche.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of trees of the Olive family, having
opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing
valuable timber, as the European ash (Fraxinus
excelsior) and the white ash (F. Americana).
Prickly ash (Zanthoxylum Americanum) and Poison ash
(Rhus venenata) are shrubs of different families,
somewhat resembling the true ashes in their foliage.
Mountain ash. See Roman tree, and under Mountain.
2. The tough, elastic wood of the ash tree.
Note: Ash is used adjectively, or as the first part of a
compound term; as, ash bud, ash wood, ash tree, etc.
Meaning of Canum from wikipedia
- Epilobium canum
, also known
as California fuchsia
or Zauschneria, is a species
in the evening primrose family
(Onagraceae). It is native...
- Beta Canum Venaticorum
Beta CVn, β CVn), also named Chara
/ˈkɛərə/, is a G-type main-sequence star in the northern
/ˌkɔːr ˈkærəlaɪ/ system
is a binary
star designated Alpha Canum Venaticorum
Venaticorum, abbreviated Alpha
CVn, α CVn). The International...
- The supplicia canum
("punishment of the dogs") was an annual sacrifice
of ancient Roman religion
live dogs were suspended
from a furca
- Gyalopion canum
, commonly known
as the Western hooknose
snake, is a species
of small colubrid snake endemic
to the deserts
of the United States
- Metridium canum
is a species
of sea anemone
in the family
Metridiidae. It is found
in the southwestern Pacific Ocean
and the seas off New Zealand. M. canum
- AM Canum Venaticorum
(AM CVn) is a hydrogen-deficient cataclysmic variable binary
star in the constellation
Venatici. It is the type star of...
- Canum Venaticorum being
only of 3rd and 4th magnitude
respectively. Flamsteed catalogued
in the constellation, labelling
them 1 to 25 Canum
- willowherb, tall fireweed, panicled willowherb Section Zauschneria Epilobium canum
– Zauschneria, California-fuchsia, hummingbird
- R Canum Venaticorum
is a Mira variable
star in the constellation Canes
Venatici. It ranges between magnitudes
6.5 and 12.9 over a period
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