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AEsculus glabra
Buckeye Buck"eye`, n. 1. (Bot.) A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus ([AE]sculus) as the horse chestnut. The Ohio buckeye, or Fetid buckeye, is [AE]sculus glabra. Red buckeye is [AE]. Pavia. Small buckeye is [AE]. paviflora. Sweet buckeye, or Yellow buckeye, is [AE]. flava. 2. A cant name for a native in Ohio. [U.S.] Buckeye State, Ohio; -- so called because buckeye trees abound there.
C glabra
Hickory Hick"o*ry, n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora (Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from pounded hickory nuts. ``Pohickory' is named in a list of Virginia trees, in 1653, and this was finally shortened to ``hickory.' --J. H. Trumbull.] (Bot.) An American tree of the genus Carya, of which there are several species. The shagbark is the C. alba, and has a very rough bark; it affords the hickory nut of the markets. The pignut, or brown hickory, is the C. glabra. The swamp hickory is C. amara, having a nut whose shell is very thin and the kernel bitter. Hickory shad. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The mattowacca, or fall herring. (b) The gizzard shad.
Carya glabra or porcina
Pignut Pig"nut, n. (Bot.) (a) See Groundnut (d) . (b) The bitter-flavored nut of a species of hickory (Carya glabra, or porcina); also, the tree itself.
Chelone glabra
Turtlehead Tur"tle*head`, n. (Bot.) An American perennial herb (Chelone glabra) having white flowers shaped like the head of a turtle. Called also snakehead, shell flower, and balmony.
G glabra
Licorice Lic"o*rice (l[i^]k"[-o]*r[i^]s), n. [OE. licoris, through old French, fr. L. liquiritia, corrupted fr. glycyrrhiza, Gr. glyky`rriza; glyky`s sweet + "ri`za root. Cf. Glycerin, Glycyrrhiza, Wort.] [Written also liquorice.] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra), the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much used in demulcent compositions. 2. The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a confection and for medicinal purposes. Licorice fern (Bot.), a name of several kinds of polypody which have rootstocks of a sweetish flavor. Licorice sugar. (Chem.) See Glycyrrhizin. Licorice weed (Bot.), the tropical plant Scapania dulcis. Mountain licorice (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium alpinum), found in the Alps. It has large purplish flowers and a sweetish perennial rootstock. Wild licorice. (Bot.) (a) The North American perennial herb Glycyrrhiza lepidota. (b) Certain broad-leaved cleavers (Galium circ[ae]zans and G. lanceolatum). (c) The leguminous climber Abrus precatorius, whose scarlet and black seeds are called black-eyed Susans. Its roots are used as a substitute for those of true licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).
G glabra
Glycyrrhiza Glyc`yr*rhi"za, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? sweet + ? root. Cf. Licorice.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous herbaceous plants, one species of which (G. glabra), is the licorice plant, the roots of which have a bittersweet mucilaginous taste. 2. (Med.) The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc.
Glabrate
Glabrate Gla"brate, a. [L. glabrare, fr. glaber smooth.] (Bot.) Becoming smooth or glabrous from age. --Gray.
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Licorice Lic"o*rice (l[i^]k"[-o]*r[i^]s), n. [OE. licoris, through old French, fr. L. liquiritia, corrupted fr. glycyrrhiza, Gr. glyky`rriza; glyky`s sweet + "ri`za root. Cf. Glycerin, Glycyrrhiza, Wort.] [Written also liquorice.] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra), the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much used in demulcent compositions. 2. The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a confection and for medicinal purposes. Licorice fern (Bot.), a name of several kinds of polypody which have rootstocks of a sweetish flavor. Licorice sugar. (Chem.) See Glycyrrhizin. Licorice weed (Bot.), the tropical plant Scapania dulcis. Mountain licorice (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium alpinum), found in the Alps. It has large purplish flowers and a sweetish perennial rootstock. Wild licorice. (Bot.) (a) The North American perennial herb Glycyrrhiza lepidota. (b) Certain broad-leaved cleavers (Galium circ[ae]zans and G. lanceolatum). (c) The leguminous climber Abrus precatorius, whose scarlet and black seeds are called black-eyed Susans. Its roots are used as a substitute for those of true licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Glycyrrhiza Glyc`yr*rhi"za, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? sweet + ? root. Cf. Licorice.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous herbaceous plants, one species of which (G. glabra), is the licorice plant, the roots of which have a bittersweet mucilaginous taste. 2. (Med.) The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc.
Herniaria glabra
Burstwort Burst"wort`, n. (Bot.) A plant (Herniaria glabra) supposed to be valuable for the cure of hernia or rupture.
P glabra
Flounder Floun"der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectid[ae], of many species. Note: The common English flounder is Pleuronectes flesus. There are several common American species used as food; as the smooth flounder (P. glabra); the rough or winter flounder (P. Americanus); the summer flounder, or plaice (Paralichthys dentatus), Atlantic coast; and the starry flounder (Pleuronectes stellatus). 2. (Bootmaking) A tool used in crimping boot fronts.
Pongamia glabra
Poonga oil Poon"ga oil` A kind of oil used in India for lamps, and for boiling with dammar for pitching vessels. It is pressed from the seeds of a leguminous tree (Pongamia glabra).

Meaning of Glabra from wikipedia

- (American English) (/ˈlɪkərɪʃ, -ɪs/ LIK-ər-is(h)) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour can be extracted. The liquorice plant is a herbaceous...
- names of islands Chuck Griffith. "Dictionary of Botanical Epithets". "Rhus glabra L." Northern Arizona University. Retrieved 4 September 2012. "Charlton T...
- The tree species Aesculus glabra is commonly known as Ohio buckeye, American buckeye, or fetid buckeye. A. glabra is one of 13–19 species of Aesculus...
- Bougainvillea glabra, the lesser bougainvillea or paperflower, is the most common species of bougainvillea used for bonsai. It is an evergreen, climbing...
- Annona glabra is a tropical fruit tree in the family Annonaceae, in the same genus as the soursop and cherimoya. Common names include pond apple, alligator...
- Ulmus glabra, the wych elm, Scotch elm or Scots elm, has the widest range of the European elm species, from Ireland eastwards to the Urals, and from the...
- Correa glabra (Rock Correa) is a tall shrub which is endemic to Australia. It grows up to 2.7 metres in height. The elliptic leaves are 1 to 4 cm long...
- Pinus glabra, the spruce pine, is a tree found on the coastal plains of the southern United States, from southern South Carolina south to northern Florida...
- Carya glabra, the pignut hickory, is a common, but not abundant species of hickory in the oak-hickory forest ****ociation in the Eastern United States and...
- Malpighia glabra is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae. It has often been confused with the cultivated crop tree...
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