Definition of Herb mercury

1. Noun. Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic.

Exact synonyms: Boys-and-girls, Herbs Mercury, Mercurialis Annua
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Mercurialis, Mercurialis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herb Mercury

heraldry
heralds
heraldship
heraldships
herapathite
herapathites
heraud
herauds
herb
herb-woman
herb Christopher
herb Paris
herb bennet
herb doctor
herb garden
herb mercury (current term)
herb of grace
herb robert
herb roberts
herb tea
herb teas
herba impia
herbaceous
herbaceous plant
herbaceousness
herbage
herbaged
herbages
herbal
herbal medicine

Literary usage of Herb mercury

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1. A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language: Containing the Accentuation by Joseph Bosworth (1838)
"-lesten the herb Mercury, id. ' -metan to make equal, compare, id. -mete, es; m. even- meat, supper, id. -nu even now ; etiam nunc, Lye. ..."

2. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... he made ufe of limpies ; a» for example, the herb mercury, or cabbage ; the juice or decoction of which he ordered to he drank. ..."

3. The veterinarian's vade mecum by John Gamgee (1858)
"MERCURIALIS PERENNIS—herb mercury.—Junginger says, that in regions where this ... A cat that had eaten of the flesh of an animal poisoned by herb mercury, ..."

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