Definition of Solomon's-seal

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Polygonatum having paired drooping yellowish-green flowers and a thick rootstock with scars shaped like Solomon's seal.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solomon's-seal

Solferino
Solid South
Solidago bicolor
Solidago canadensis
Solidago missouriensis
Solidago multiradiata
Solidago nemoralis
Solidago odora
Solidago rugosa
Solidago sempervirens
Solidago spathulata
Solidarity
Solingen
Solo man
Solomon
Solomon's-seal
Solomon's seal
Solomon Guggenheim
Solomon Gundy
Solomon Hurok
Solomon Islander
Solomon Islanders
Solomon Islands
Solomonic
Solomons
Solon
Solong
Solothurn
Solovian
Solresol

Literary usage of Solomon's-seal

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1. American Druggist (1893)
"True Solomon s Seal (Polygo- natum biflorum) flrs. greenish and axillary. False Solomons Seal (Smilacina racemosa) flrs. white in a terminal raceme. ..."

2. A Practical Course in Botany: With Especial Reference to Its Bearings on by Eliza Frances Andrews (1911)
"... False Solomon s seal. 1—3 leaved. Flowers 4-parted, solitary or fascicled, in a simple raceme. (Name from Maius, May, ..."

3. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Rootstock of Solomon.s-seal rh, rhizome or rootstock; b, b., buds; r, roots; s, stem. The scar where an old stem was attached is seen just above 6' the buds ..."

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