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L palustreLabrador Lab`ra*dor", n.
A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of
Labrador duck (Zo["o]l.), a sea duck (Camtolaimus
Labradorius) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly
common on the coast of New England, but is now supposed to
be extinct, no specimens having been reported since 1878.
Labrador feldspar. See Labradorite.
Labrador tea (Bot.), a name of two low, evergreen shrubs of
the genus Ledum (L. palustre and L. latifolium),
found in Northern Europe and America. They are used as tea
in British America, and in Scandinavia as a substitute for
hops. Peucedanum palustreMilk Milk, n. [AS. meoluc, meoloc, meolc, milc; akin to
OFries. meloc, D. melk, G. milch, OHG. miluh, Icel. mj?ok,
Sw. mj["o]lk, Dan. melk, Goth. miluks, G. melken to milk,
OHG. melchan, Lith. milszti, L. mulgere, Gr. ?. ????. Cf.
Milch, Emulsion, Milt soft roe of fishes.]
1. (Physiol.) A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of
female mammals for the nourishment of their young,
consisting of minute globules of fat suspended in a
solution of casein, albumin, milk sugar, and inorganic
salts. ``White as morne milk.' --Chaucer.
2. (Bot.) A kind of juice or sap, usually white in color,
found in certain plants; latex. See Latex.
3. An emulsion made by bruising seeds; as, the milk of
almonds, produced by pounding almonds with sugar and
4. (Zo["o]l.) The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
Condensed milk. See under Condense, v. t.
Milk crust (Med.), vesicular eczema occurring on the face
and scalp of nursing infants. See Eczema.
(a) (Med.) A fever which accompanies or precedes the first
lactation. It is usually transitory.
(b) (Vet. Surg.) A form puerperal peritonitis in cattle;
also, a variety of meningitis occurring in cows after
Milk glass, glass having a milky appearance.
Milk knot (Med.), a hard lump forming in the breast of a
nursing woman, due to obstruction to the flow of milk and
congestion of the mammary glands.
Milk leg (Med.), a swollen condition of the leg, usually in
puerperal women, caused by an inflammation of veins, and
characterized by a white appearance occasioned by an
accumulation of serum and sometimes of pus in the cellular
Milk meats, food made from milk, as butter and cheese.
Milk mirror. Same as Escutcheon, 2.
Milk molar (Anat.), one of the deciduous molar teeth which
are shed and replaced by the premolars.
Milk of lime (Chem.), a watery emulsion of calcium hydrate,
produced by macerating quicklime in water.
Milk parsley (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant (Peucedanum
palustre) of Europe and Asia, having a milky juice.
Milk pea (Bot.), a genus (Galactia) of leguminous and,
usually, twining plants.
Milk sickness (Med.), a peculiar malignant disease,
occurring in some parts of the Western United States, and
affecting certain kinds of farm stock (esp. cows), and
persons who make use of the meat or dairy products of
infected cattle. Its chief symptoms in man are
uncontrollable vomiting, obstinate constipation, pain, and
muscular tremors. Its origin in cattle has been variously
ascribed to the presence of certain plants in their food,
and to polluted drinking water.
Milk snake (Zo["o]l.), a harmless American snake
(Ophibolus triangulus, or O. eximius). It is variously
marked with white, gray, and red. Called also milk
adder, chicken snake, house snake, etc.
Milk sugar. (Physiol. Chem.) See Lactose, and Sugar of
Milk thistle (Bot.), an esculent European thistle (Silybum
marianum), having the veins of its leaves of a milky
Milk thrush. (Med.) See Thrush.
Milk tooth (Anat.), one of the temporary first set of teeth
in young mammals; in man there are twenty.
Milk tree (Bot.), a tree yielding a milky juice, as the cow
tree of South America (Brosimum Galactodendron), and the
Euphorbia balsamifera of the Canaries, the milk of both
of which is wholesome food.
Milk vessel (Bot.), a special cell in the inner bark of a
plant, or a series of cells, in which the milky juice is
contained. See Latex.
Rock milk. See Agaric mineral, under Agaric.
Sugar of milk. The sugar characteristic of milk; a hard
white crystalline slightly sweet substance obtained by
evaporation of the whey of milk. It is used in pellets and
powder as a vehicle for homeopathic medicines, and as an
article of diet. See Lactose. Triglochin palustreArrow grass Ar"row grass`, n. (Bot.)
An herbaceous grasslike plant (Triglochin palustre, and
other species) with pods opening so as to suggest barbed
Meaning of Palustre from wikipedia
- Platostoma palustre
, commonly known
mesona, is a species
of plant belonging
to the genus Platostoma
of the mint family. The species grows
- Equisetum palustre
, the marsh
horsetail, is a plant species belonging
to the division
(Equisetopsida). It is widespread
- Comarum palustre
by the common names purple
marshlocks, swamp cinquefoil
cinquefoil, is a common
- Rhododendron tomentosum
(syn. Ledum palustre
), commonly known
as marsh Labrador
tea, northern Labrador
tea or wild rosemary, is a flowering plant
- Cirsium palustre
, the marsh thistle
or European swamp
thistle, is a herbaceous biennial
perennial) flowering plant
in the daisy
- Galium palustre
, the common marsh bedstraw
marsh-bedstraw, is a herbaceous annual plant
of the family
Rubiaceae. This plant
- (mainly in China
Asia). It is created
the Platostoma palustre plant
of the mint family) and has a mild, slightly bitter
- Sphagnum palustre
cymbifolium), the prairie sphagnum
or blunt-leaved bogmoss, is a species
of peat moss from the genus
Sphagnum, in the...
- Tricholoma palustre
is a mushroom
of the agaric genus
Tricholoma. It was formally described
by American mycologist Alexander
in 1942. List of...
- Eosentomon palustre
is a species
in the family
Eosentomidae. It is found
Asia (excluding China). "Eosentomon palustre
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