Definition of Ledum

1. Noun. Evergreen shrubs of north temperate regions.




Definition of Ledum

1. a plant of the Labrador tea genus [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ledum

Lechanorales
Leclanche cell
Leclanché cell
Leclanché cells
Leclef phenomenon
Lecythidaceae
Led Zep
Leda
Ledbetter
Ledercillin VK
Lederer
Lederer's anaemia
Ledermann
Ledermann formula
Ledum
Ledum groenlandicum
Ledum palustre
Lee
Lee's Birthday
Lee-White method
Lee Buck Trevino
Lee De Forest
Lee Harvey Oswald
Lee Krasner
Lee Trevino
Lee Yuen Kam
Leede
Leede-Rumpel phenomenon

Literary usage of Ledum

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1. A Manual of pharmacodynamics by Richard Hughes (1899)
"We will begin with the marsh tea, or wild rosemary— ledum palustre. The tincture is prepared ... The proving of ledum is in the fourth volume of the Reine ..."

2. Lectures on Materia Medica by Carroll Dunham (1879)
"ledum PALUSTRE. r IAHE ledum ... Our knowledge of the physiological properties of ledum is derived from the proving by Hahne- ..."

3. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"Its delicate nodding flowers usually appear in June. LABRADOR TEA. [PL XXV ledum latifolium. Heath Family. An erect shrub from one to three feet high. ..."

4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"The ledum aere oí Linn. STONE-HATCH, ». The ring-plover. STONE-HORSE, ». A stallion. STONEN, adj. Made of stone. We»t. STONES, ». ..."

5. Testamenta Eboracensia Or Wills Registered at York: Illustrative of the by James Raine, John William Clay (1884)
"THE WILL OF JOHN ledum OF WHITBY. [Reg. Test. x. 37.] In the name of God, Amen. The yere of our Lorde God, ..."

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