Definition of Mandrake root
1. Noun. The root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic.
Group relationships: Devil's Apples, Mandragora Officinarum, Mandrake
Generic synonyms: Root
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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 ..."