Definition of Panax
1. Noun. Perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Araliaceae, Family Araliaceae, Ivy Family
Member holonyms: Ginseng, Nin-sin, Panax Ginseng, Panax Pseudoginseng, Panax Schinseng, American Ginseng, Panax Quinquefolius, Sang
Definition of Panax
1. a tree [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Panax
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plants of the Holy Land: With Their Fruits and Flowers, Beautifully by Henry Stafford Osborn (1861)
"More than one author suggests the panax; and, as the reasons for the ... There is a panax found in North America, but far inferior to that of the East ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... the preference probably lies with placing it in Tetra- panax. This genus, if accepted, differs from Fatsia in its ..."
3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"panax, a genus of the Ivy tribe of plants, of the natural order ... panax FRUTICOSUM, Linn. The shrubby pana, is a native of the Moluccas and Java. ..."
4. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
"panax./,. Л'и«. Gen. 254. [Or Pan, alt, & .4Л(«.--, a remedy ; an imaginar/ ... with the exception of panax (and even lhat ..."
5. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
"panax. Л. Nutt. Gen. 254. £Gr. Pan, all, Sa Afcos, ... The ¡'lauta of this division, with the exception of panax (and even that is тегу nearly related), ..."
6. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1818)
"panax QUINQUEFOLIUM. Ginseng. PLATE XXIX. AN the early part of the eighteenth century some accounts were sent to Europe by travellers and missionaries, ..."