Definition of Sneezewort

1. Noun. Eurasian herb having loose heads of button-shaped white flowers and long grey-green leaves that cause sneezing when powdered.

Exact synonyms: Achillea Ptarmica, Sneezeweed Yarrow
Generic synonyms: Achillea



Definition of Sneezewort

1. n. A European herbaceous plant (Achillea Ptarmica) allied to the yarrow, having a strong, pungent smell.

Definition of Sneezewort

1. Noun. ''Achillea ptarmica'', a hardy flowering plant, poisonous to cattle, sheep and horses, but with various herbal applications in humans. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sneezewort

1. A European herbaceous plant (Achillea Ptarmica) allied to the yarrow, having a strong, pungent smell. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sneezewort

sneeshes
sneeshin
sneeshins
sneeze
sneezed
sneezeguard
sneezeguards
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sneezers
sneezes
sneezeweed
sneezeweed yarrow
sneezeweeds
sneezewood
sneezewoods
sneezewort (current term)
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sneezier
sneeziest
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Literary usage of Sneezewort

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"In moist soil, Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Quebec or european pellitory. Fair-maid-of-France. sneezewort- Native also of northern Asia. Goose-tongue. ..."

2. A Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs, Plants, and Flowers which are Propagated for Sale by William Burchell (1764)
"... Polyanthus of various Colours Birds-eyen ' PTARMICA, sneezewort. Ptarmica or sneezewort with a double Flower ..."

3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... sneezewort Yarrow or Tansy, Goose- tongue; Wild, European or Bastard Pellitory, Fair-maid-of- France, Seven-year1 s-love; Ger. ..."

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