Definition of Anthemis

1. Noun. Dog fennel.


Definition of Anthemis

1. n. Chamomile; a genus of composite, herbaceous plants.

Definition of Anthemis

1. Noun. (botany) camomile ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anthemis

1. Chamomile; a genus of composite, herbaceous plants. Origin: Gr, equiv. To flower; an herb like our chamomile. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthemis

anthelmintic
anthelmintics
anthelone
anthelone E
anthelone U
anthelotic
anthem
anthema
anthemed
anthemia
anthemic
anthemically
antheming
anthemion
anthemions
anthemis (current term)
anthemises
anthems
anthemwise
anther
anther culture
antheral
anthered
antherid
antheridia
antheridial
antheridiophore
antheridium
antherids
antheriferous

Literary usage of Anthemis

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"The anthemis has been highly extolled by Asclepiades. ... varieties of the anthemis, or camomile, and he identifies them as follows : the ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"anthemis nobilis, L.—Lyte; and still a commercial name for the plant. ' Joachim Camerarius, who had observed its abundance near Eome, gave it the name of ..."

3. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"The anthemis grows well throughout the middle and southern portions of the north ... anthemis is from the Greek £»0os, a flower, due to the profusion of ..."

4. The British Flora: Or, Genera and Species of British Plants: Arranged After by Robert John Thornton (1812)
"Tournefort men. tions also that some of the species of anthemis smell like an apple, but I am inclined to think it has obtained this name from the extreme ..."

5. Flora Medica: Containing Coloured Delineations of the Various Medicinal by George Spratt (1830)
"THIS species of anthemis is a perennial plant, flowering in June and July ; it is a native of the Levant, the South of Europe, Syria, Barbary, and Arabia. ..."

6. Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1902)
"anthemis. US Entire or bruised. Chamomille flowers, Roman or English chamomille, ... Adulterated with flowers of anthemis arvensis, Marula Co- tula, ..."

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