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Definition of Pokeweed

pokeweed
Poke Poke, n. (Bot.) A large North American herb of the genus Phytolacca (P. decandra), bearing dark purple juicy berries; -- called also garget, pigeon berry, pocan, and pokeweed. The root and berries have emetic and purgative properties, and are used in medicine. The young shoots are sometimes eaten as a substitute for asparagus, and the berries are said to be used in Europe to color wine.
Pokeweed
Pokeweed Poke"weed`, n. (Bot.) See Poke, the plant.

Meaning of Pokeweed from wikipedia

- americana, also known as American pokeweed, pokeweed, or poke salad, is a poisonous, herbaceous perennial plant in the pokeweed family Phytolaccaceae growing...
- Pokeweed mitogen is a mitogen derived from Phytolacca americana. It functions as a lectin. Pokeweed+mitogens at the US National Library of Medicine Medical...
- cells? Acts upon B cells? phytohaemagglutinin (PHA) yes no concanavalin A (conA) yes no lipopolysaccharide (LPS) no yes pokeweed mitogen (PWM) no yes...
- Phytolacca icosandra, sometimes known as button pokeweed or tropical pokeweed, is a species of flowering plant found in the neotropics and introduced...
- resistant to gr**** fires and drought. Phytolacca americana (American pokeweed, pokeweed, poke) is used as a folk medicine and as food, although all parts...
- Nightshade Oleander Opium Philodendron Pittosporum Poison hemlock Poinsettia Pokeweed Pulsatilla Ranunculus Rhododendron Scotch broom Stramonium Sweetpea Toloache...
- replicating in a host's cells and stop it from spreading to other cells. The Pokeweed antiviral protein and the Zinc-Finger antiviral protein are two major antiviral...
- highlighted in the song is polk or poke sallet, a cooked greens dish made from pokeweed. Its 1969 single release peaked at Number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. In...
- cuisine, turnip, collard, kale, garden cress, dandelion, mustard, and pokeweed greens are commonly cooked, and often served with pieces of ham or bacon...
- color and shape. Hawai'i pokeweed also prefers to reside in a cinder or organic soil which is well drained. Hawai'i pokeweed is susceptible to harm by...
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