Definition of Mandrakes

1. Noun. (plural of mandrake) ¹



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Definition of Mandrakes

1. mandrake [n] - See also: mandrake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandrakes

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

Literary usage of Mandrakes

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1. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments (1903)
"And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to night for thy son's mandrakes. days of wheat harvest, and found mandrakes in the field,and brought them ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Some mandrakes cannot be pull«! from the earth without producing fatal effects, so a cord used to be ... Shrieks like mandrakes' torn out of the earth. ..."

3. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart (1888)
"The ashes yield the 'soap' of Scripture. mandrakes (Heb. ... The mandrakes give a smell.'—Song of Solomon vii. 13. The slight references to this plant in ..."

4. The Land and the Book, Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1859)
"As to the mandrakes themselves something may be said. ... but we may safely leave the disputed questions concerning mandrakes to those who have time and ..."

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