Definition of Bear's foot

1. Noun. Digitate-leaved hellebore with an offensive odor and irritant qualities when taken internally.

Exact synonyms: Helleborus Foetidus, Setterwort, Stinking Hellebore
Generic synonyms: Hellebore



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear's Foot

beanpots
beans
beanspilling
beanstalk
beanstalks
beany
bear's-breech
bear's-ear
bear's-foot
bear's-paw
bear's-paw fern
bear's breech
bear's breeches
bear's ear
bear's foot
bear's garlic
bear's grape
bear-a-hand
bear-whelp
bear a hand
bear away
bear cat
bear claw
bear claws
bear cub
bear cubs
bear down
bear down on
bear down upon

Literary usage of Bear's foot

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1. Fundamentals of the English Language, Or, Orthography and Orthoepy: Designed by Frank Van Buren Irish (1888)
"... and the compound has a peculiar meaning, the hyphen is used; as, king's-evil, bird's-eye, crow's-nest, Jew's- harp, lady' s-slipper, bear' s-foot. g. ..."

2. Transaction by Texas Medical Association (1876)
"... or Bear-foot; so-called from the resemblance the leaf has to a bear-s foot. The root is the part used in medicine; it is large and fleshy like a potato. ..."

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