Definition of Glycyrrhiza lepidota. Meaning of Glycyrrhiza lepidota. Synonyms of Glycyrrhiza lepidota

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Definition of Glycyrrhiza lepidota

Glycyrrhiza lepidota
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).

Meaning of Glycyrrhiza lepidota from wikipedia

- Glycyrrhiza lepidota (American licorice) is a species of Glycyrrhiza (a genus in the pea/bean family, Fabaceae) native to most of North America, from central...
- korshinskyi Glycyrrhiza lepidotaAmerican licorice Glycyrrhiza pallidiflora Glycyrrhiza squamulosa Glycyrrhiza triphylla Glycyrrhiza uralensis Glycyrrhiza yunnanensis...
- region) homologous with that found in Galega officinalis L. 1753, Glycyrrhiza lepidota Nuttall 1813, and Vicia faba L., where these taxa are extant species...
- Gleditsia microphylla Glycine canescens, silky glycine Glycine latifolia Glycyrrhiza lepidota Gompholobium glabratum, dainty wedge pea Gompholobium obcordatum...
- californica, Acacia greggii, Dalea purpurea, Dolichos lablab, Galactia, Glycyrrhiza lepidota, Prosopis glandulosa, Lysiloma thornberi, Lathyrus odoratus, Medicago...
- American species Glycyrrhiza lepidota Abrus precatorius, Asian species but may also refer to other members of the liquorice genus Glycyrrhiza. This page is...
- chalepensis) yellow sweetclover (Melilotus officinalis) wild licorice (Glycyrrhiza lepidota) - native green ash (Fraxinus pensylvanica) black locust (Robinia...
- gilia), Polemoniaceae Gilmania luteola (golden ****), Polygonaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota (wild licorice), Fabaceae Glyptopleura setulosa (carveseed, keysia)...
- purpurea, purple prairie clover Dalea villosa, silky prairie clover Glycyrrhiza lepidota, wild licorice Hedysarum alpinum, apline sweet-vetch Hedysarum boreale...
- medicine man before sucking snakebite and poultice applied to wound. Glycyrrhiza lepidota (American licorice), root chewed to keep the mouth sweet and moist...
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