Definition of Mandrake root

1. Noun. The root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic.

Exact synonyms: Mandrake
Group relationships: Devil's Apples, Mandragora Officinarum, Mandrake
Generic synonyms: Root



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandrake Root

mandolins
mandom
mandoms
mandopop
mandor
mandora
mandoras
mandore
mandorla
mandorlas
mandragora
mandragoras
mandragorite
mandragorites
mandrake
mandrake root (current term)
mandrakes
mandraulic
mandred
mandrel
mandrels
mandril
mandrill
mandrills
mandrils
mandrin
mandritta
mandrittas
manduca
manducable

Literary usage of Mandrake root

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1. The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats by Mary Botham Howitt, Henry Hart Milman, John Keats (1853)
"Oh, the mandrake-root! and they listened all three, For awful sounds, and they spoke no won!, nd when the owl screeched from the hollow tree. ..."

2. Organic materia medica: Including the Standard Remedies of the Leading by Parke, Davis & Company, Davis & Company Parke (1888)
"Somewhat apt to gripe if taken alone; one of our best remedies in chronic constipation, especially where the liver is torpid. mandrake root, li.JS. ..."

3. The Artizans' Guide and Everybody's Assistant: Containing Over Three by Richard Moore (1873)
"Boil the tar, resin, and gum together a short time, remove from the fire, and stir in finely pulverized mandrake root, blood root, poke root, ..."

4. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase (1888)
"... pulverized mandrake root, blood root, poke root, und Indian turnip, of each 1 от.. This plaster is used extensively in all cases where counter ..."

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