Definition of Euphorbia lathyris

1. Noun. Poisonous Old World spurge; adventive in America; seeds yield a purgative oil.

Exact synonyms: Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Myrtle Spurge
Group relationships: Euphorbia, Genus Euphorbia
Generic synonyms: Spurge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euphorbia Lathyris

Euphorbia amygdaloides
Euphorbia antisyphilitica
Euphorbia caput-medusae
Euphorbia corollata
Euphorbia cyathophora
Euphorbia cyparissias
Euphorbia dentata
Euphorbia esula
Euphorbia exigua
Euphorbia fulgens
Euphorbia helioscopia
Euphorbia heterophylla
Euphorbia hirsuta
Euphorbia ingens
Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia marginata
Euphorbia medusae
Euphorbia milii
Euphorbia peplus
Euphorbia pilulifera
Euphorbia pulcherrima
Euphoria litchi
Euphrates River
Euproctis chrysorrhoea

Literary usage of Euphorbia lathyris

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1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"The same process takes place also in fruits as in leaves. Latex of Euphorbia Lathyris-t—An elaborate examination of the latex of euphorbia lathyris has led ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"MOLE PLANT, euphorbia lathyris. MOLEC'ULAR, Molecula'rit. Of or belong. ing to molecules or minute portions of any thing. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"No doubt euphorbia lathyris, L., which is so called in E. Anglia (Forby) and E. Yks. Prior, p. 37. Caper-spurge. The common book-name for euphorbia lathyris ..."

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