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Definition of Rumex crispus
Rumex crispusRumicin Ru"mi*cin, n. (Chem.)
A yellow crystalline substance found in the root of yellow
dock (Rumex crispus) and identical with chrysophanic
acid. Rumex crispusDock Dock (d[o^]k), n. [AS. docce; of uncertain origin; cf. G.
docken-bl["a]tter, Gael. dogha burdock, OF. doque; perh. akin
to L. daucus, daucum, Gr. ?, ?, a kind of parsnip or carrot,
used in medicine. Cf. Burdock.] (Bot.)
A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are
well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult
Note: Yellow dock is Rumex crispus, with smooth curly
leaves and yellow root, which that of other species is
used medicinally as an astringent and tonic.
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