Definition of Rumex
1. Noun. Docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckwheat Family, Family Polygonaceae, Polygonaceae
Member holonyms: Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass
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Literary usage of Rumex
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"rumex ACETO'SA, Ji. tubero'»»» seu inter- im'ilt ii»r ... It is, sometimes, employed for the cure of the itch. rumex . ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1894)
"Various articles on a species of rumex or Dock—the can aigre—for tanning purposes, ... There are several species of Dock (rumex) found on the Pacific Coast. ..."
3. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"The leaves and stalks of the acid kinds of rumex are refreshing, and slightly diuretic and laxative. The action of those which are not acid is ..."
4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"The decoction of the root has been long used in cutaneous affections. It is, sometimes, employed for the cure of the itch. rumex ALPI'NI-S. The systematic ..."
5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"THE REPRESENTATIVES OF rumex SALICIFOLIUS IN EASTERN AMERICA. ML FERNALD. IN his revisions of the North American species of rumex, Professor Trelease ..."
6. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"rumex altissimus Wood, Class Book, 477 (1855). rumex Britannica Meisn. in DC Prodr. 14: 47 (1856). 1456. rumex Britannica L. Sp. Pl. 334 (1753). ..."
7. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"rumex Acetosella L. Sp. Pl. 338 (1753). 1455. rumex altissimus Wood, Class Book, 477 (1855). rumex Britannica Meisn. in DC Prodr. 14: 47 (1856). 1456. ..."