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B dioicaBryonin Bry"o*nin, n. (Chem.)
A bitter principle obtained from the root of the bryony
(Bryonia alba and B. dioica). It is a white, or slightly
colored, substance, and is emetic and cathartic. B dioicaBryony Bry"o*ny (br[imac]"[-o]*n[y^]), n. [L. bryonia, Gr.
brywni`a, fr. bry`ein to swell, esp. of plants.] (Bot.)
The common name of several cucurbitaceous plants of the genus
Bryonia. The root of B. alba (rough or white bryony)
and of B. dioica is a strong, irritating cathartic.
Black bryony, a plant (Tamus communis) so named from its
dark glossy leaves and black root; black bindweed. U dioicaNettle Net"tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel,
OHG. nezz["i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n["a]lde, Sw. n["a]ssla;
cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.)
A plant of the genus Urtica, covered with minute sharp
hairs containing a poison that produces a stinging sensation.
Urtica gracitis is common in the Northern, and U.
cham[ae]dryoides in the Southern, United States. the common
European species, U. urens and U. dioica, are also found
in the Eastern united States. U. pilulifera is the Roman
nettle of England.
Note: The term nettle has been given to many plants related
to, or to some way resembling, the true nettle; as:
Australian nettle, a stinging tree or shrub of the genus
Laportea (as L. gigas and L. moroides); -- also
called nettle tree.
Bee nettle, Hemp nettle, a species of Galeopsis. See
Blind nettle, Dead nettle, a harmless species of
False nettle (B[ae]hmeria cylindrica), a plant common in
the United States, and related to the true nettles.
Hedge nettle, a species of Stachys. See under Hedge.
Horse nettle (Solanum Carolinense). See under Horse.
(a) Same as Hackberry.
(b) See Australian nettle (above).
Spurge nettle, a stinging American herb of the Spurge
family (Jatropha urens).
Wood nettle, a plant (Laportea Canadensis) which stings
severely, and is related to the true nettles.
Nettle cloth, a kind of thick cotton stuff, japanned, and
used as a substitute for leather for various purposes.
Nettle rash (Med.), an eruptive disease resembling the
effects of whipping with nettles.
Sea nettle (Zo["o]l.), a medusa.
Meaning of Dioica from wikipedia
- Urtica dioica
, often known
nettle, stinging nettle
(although not all plants
of this species
sting) or nettle
leaf, or just a nettle
pepper, pimenta, or pimento, is the dried unripe berry
of Pimenta dioica
, a midcanopy
to the Greater
Mexico, and Central...
- Maianthemum dilatatum dilatatus
- dilatatum dioica
L dioicous common
nettle, Urtica dioica dioica
dino-, deino- G δεινός (deinós) terrible
- Momordica dioica
, commonly known
as spiny gourd
or spine gourd
and also known
as bristly balsam
gourd, kantola, is a species...
- Trichosanthes dioica
, also known
gourd, is a vine plant
in the family
to cu****ber and squash, though unlike those
- Carex dioica
, the dioecious sedge
(a name it shares
sterilis), is a species
of flowering plant
in the genus
to Iceland, the Faroes...
- Caustis dioica
is a sedge
that is native
Australia. The monoecious
and rhizomatous perennial sedge
has a tangled, tussocky
habit. It typically...
- Tamarix dioica
is a twiggy shrub
tree that grows
in saline habitats
Asia. Common names include
ghaz and khagal
in ****stan, lal jhau...
- Oikopleura dioica
is a species
of small pelagic tunicate found
in the surface waters
of most of the world's oceans. It is used as a model organism
- Silene dioica
as red campion
and red catchfly, is a herbaceous flowering plant
in the family
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