Definition of Sanguinaria canadensis

1. Noun. Perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant.

Exact synonyms: Bloodroot, Puccoon, Redroot, Tetterwort
Group relationships: Genus Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanguinaria Canadensis

Sandwicher
Sandwichers
Sandy
Sanfilippo's syndrome
Sanfillipo syndrome
Sangamon
Sangay
Sanger
Sanger's reagent
Sanger Coulson method
Sanger method
Sangho
Sango
Sangraal
Sangu
Sanguinaria canadensis (current term)
Sanguisuga
Sanhedrin
Sanhedrins
Sanhedrist
Sanhedrists
Sanhita
Sanhitas
Sanicula
Sanicula Europaea
Sanicula arctopoides
Sanicula bipinnatifida
Sanjay
Sankhya
Sankt-Peterburg

Literary usage of Sanguinaria canadensis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"Sanguinaria canadensis. f. Blood root. PLATE VIL AMONG the earliest visiters of spring the hota«- nist will find in almost any part of the United States the ..."

2. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lunsford Pitts Yandell (1840)
"D. NASAL POLYPUS CURED WITH Sanguinaria canadensis. Being lately in Newark, Ohio, Dr. Brice, for more than 30 years a respectable practitioner of that place ..."

3. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1840)
"D. NASAL POLYPUS CURED WITH Sanguinaria canadensis. Being lately in Newark, Ohio, Dr. Brico, for more than 30 years a respectable practitioner of that place ..."

4. Personal and Political Ballads by Frank Moore (1864)
"Sanguinaria canadensis. BY JOEL BENION. I. I" KNOW the patch where the waxen, milk- white blossoms grow, On a pea-green palmate leaf by the woody slope of ..."

5. Personal and political ballads, arranged and ed. by F. Moore by Frank Moore (1864)
"... quaking, from nothing at all; The " honest uncle " in sixty-one, Who skulked in the night to Washington. —New-Orleans Crescent. Sanguinaria canadensis. ..."

6. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"Sanguinaria canadensis. f. Blood root. PLATE VIL AMONG the earliest visiters of spring the hota«- nist will find in almost any part of the United States the ..."

7. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lunsford Pitts Yandell (1840)
"D. NASAL POLYPUS CURED WITH Sanguinaria canadensis. Being lately in Newark, Ohio, Dr. Brice, for more than 30 years a respectable practitioner of that place ..."

8. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1840)
"D. NASAL POLYPUS CURED WITH Sanguinaria canadensis. Being lately in Newark, Ohio, Dr. Brico, for more than 30 years a respectable practitioner of that place ..."

9. Personal and Political Ballads by Frank Moore (1864)
"Sanguinaria canadensis. BY JOEL BENION. I. I" KNOW the patch where the waxen, milk- white blossoms grow, On a pea-green palmate leaf by the woody slope of ..."

10. Personal and political ballads, arranged and ed. by F. Moore by Frank Moore (1864)
"... quaking, from nothing at all; The " honest uncle " in sixty-one, Who skulked in the night to Washington. —New-Orleans Crescent. Sanguinaria canadensis. ..."

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