Definition of Panax

1. Noun. Perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng.




Definition of Panax

1. a tree [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panax

Panama Canal Zone
Panama City
Panama Red
Panama hat
Panama hats
Panama redwood
Panama redwood tree
Panama tree
Panamanian
Panamanian capital
Panamanian monetary unit
Panamanians
Panamax
Pananglican
Panasonic
Panax
Panax ginseng
Panax pseudoginseng
Panax quinquefolius
Panax schinseng
Panay
Pancake Day
Pancake Tuesday
Panchagarh District
Panchatantra
Panchen Lama
Panchen Lamas
Pancho Villa
Pancoast's suture
Pancoast syndrome

Literary usage of Panax

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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, ..."

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