Definition of Hypericum

1. Noun. Large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions.




Definition of Hypericum

1. n. A genus of plants, generally with dotted leaves and yellow flowers; -- called also St. John's-wort.

Definition of Hypericum

1. Noun. Any of many flowering plants of the genus ''Hypericum''; the St John's worts ¹

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Medical Definition of Hypericum

1. A genus of plants, generally with dotted leaves and yellow flowers. Synonym: St. John's-wort. Origin: L, fr. Gr,; under, among +, heath, heather. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypericum

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hypericum (current term)
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Literary usage of Hypericum

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1. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"D. Selby; Cincinnati, Jos. F. James (Cat.) hypericum DENSIFI.ORUM Pursh. ... hypericum PERFORATUM L. Distributed over the whole state. ..."

2. Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent (1825)
"The following are the most generally cultivated in our gardens : The Warted hypericum. * The Olympian. . „ , , , .The Canary. in winter. The Shining. ..."

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