Definition of Lythrum

1. Noun. Loosestrife.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lythrum

Lysimachia
Lysimachia ciliatum
Lysimachia clethroides Duby
Lysimachia nemorum
Lysimachia nummularia
Lysimachia quadrifolia
Lysimachia terrestris
Lysimachia vulgaris
Lysimachus
Lysippus
Lysol
Lyssa
Lyt antigen
Lyt antigens
Lythraceae
Lythrum
Lythrum hyssopifolia
Lythrum salicaria
Lytico-Bodig disease
Lytton
Lytton Strachey
Lœuilly
Láadan
Lévy flight
Lévy flights
Lóegaire the Victorious
Löwchen
Lübeck

Literary usage of Lythrum

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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Finc-branch'd lythrum. M.June—September. H. 11. Introd. 17 76, by Nicholas Joseph ... Whorl'd-flower'd lythrum. Nat. of North America. Cult. 1759. ..."

2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"lythrum L. Flowers solitary in the axils : stamens not more than the petals. ... lythrum alatum Pursh. WING-ANGLED LOOSESTRIFE. (Man. p. 650; IF f. 2346. ..."

3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"Under the name of yerba del cancer, the Mexicans employ these three species in poultices, to be applied to cancer. lythrum album ..."

4. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers ; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1859)
"lythrum. Willow Herb. lythrum, from the Greek, black blood; in allusion to the color of the flowers. L. salicaria is a native British perennial, ..."

5. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1884)
"lythrum Salic-aria. From an exchange we learn that DK. ... In the acute stage of varicose ulcers, the powder of lythrum has lowered the temperature, ..."

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