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Artemisia santonica
Wormseed Worm"seed`, n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants, as Artemisia santonica, and Chenopodium anthelminticum, whose seeds have the property of expelling worms from the stomach and intestines. Wormseed mustard, a slender, cruciferous plant (Erysinum cheiranthoides) having small lanceolate leaves.
Santolina Chamaecyparissus
Lavender Lav"en*der, n. [OE. lavendre, F. lavande, It. lavanda lavender, a washing, fr. L. lavare to wash; cf. It. lsavendola, LL. lavendula. So called because it was used in bathing and washing. See Lave. to wash, and cf. Lavender.] 1. (Bot.) An aromatic plant of the genus Lavandula (L. vera), common in the south of Europe. It yields and oil used in medicine and perfumery. The Spike lavender (L. Spica) yields a coarser oil (oil of spike), used in the arts. 2. The pale, purplish color of lavender flowers, paler and more delicate than lilac. Lavender cotton (Bot.), a low, twiggy, aromatic shrub (Santolina Cham[ae]cyparissus) of the Mediterranean region, formerly used as a vermifuge, etc., and still used to keep moths from wardrobes. Also called ground cypress. Lavender water, a perfume composed of alcohol, essential oil of lavender, essential oil of bergamot, and essence of ambergris. Sea lavender. (Bot.) See Marsh rosemary. To lay in lavender. (a) To lay away, as clothing, with sprigs of lavender. (b) To pawn. [Obs.]
Santon
Santon San"ton, n. [Sp. santon, augmented fr. santo holy, L. sanctus.] A Turkish saint; a kind of dervish, regarded by the people as a saint: also, a hermit.
Santonate
Santonate San"to*nate, n. (Chem.) A salt of santonic acid.
Santonic
Santonic San*ton"ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid (distinct from santoninic acid) obtained from santonin as a white crystalline substance.
Santonin
Santonin San"to*nin, n. [L. herba santonica, a kind of plant, fr. Santoni a people of Aquitania; cf. Gr. ?: cf. F. santonine.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance having a bitter taste, extracted from the buds of levant wormseed and used as an anthelmintic. It occassions a peculiar temporary color blindness, causing objects to appear as if seen through a yellow glass.
Santoninate
Santoninate San"to*nin`ate, n. (Chem.) A salt of santoninic acid.
Santoninic
Santoninic San`to*nin"ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to santonin; -- used specifically to designate an acid not known in the free state, but obtained in its salts.

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- Santo ('saint' in various languages) may refer to: Santo (given name) Santo (surname) El Santo, Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta (1917–1984), Mexican wrestler and...
- Santo Domingo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanto ðoˈmiŋɡo] meaning "Saint Dominic"), once known as Santo Domingo de Guzmán and Ciudad Trujillo, is the capital...
- Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo (born 25 January 1974), known simply as Nuno as a player, is a Portuguese football manager and former footballer...
- as El Santo or in English The Saint, was a Mexican Luchador enmascarado (Spanish for masked professional wrestler), actor and folk hero. El Santo is one...
- Loredana "Lory" Del Santo (born 28 September 1958) is an Italian actress. Lory Del Santo was born in Povegliano Veronese, near Verona, into an indigent...
- "Santo Santo" (English: "Saint Saint") is the first single song by Só Pra Contrariar from the album Juegos de Amor. The tune has its origins in Raffaella...
- Vin Santo [vin ˈsanto] ("holy wine") is a style of Italian dessert wine. Traditional in Tuscany, these wines are often made from white grape varieties...
- Espírito Santo (UK: /ɛˌspɪrɪtuː ˈsæntuː/, US: /əˌ- ... ˈsɑːn-/, Portuguese: [esˈpiɾitu ˈsɐ̃tu] (listen); meaning "Holy Spirit") is a state in southeastern...
- Tatiana Santo Domingo Rechulski (born 24 November 1983), also known as Tatiana Casiraghi, is an American-born Colombian-Monégasque socialite, heiress...
- Santo & Johnny is an American rock and roll instrumental duo of Italian descent from Brooklyn, New York, composed of brothers Santo Farina (born October...