Definition of Aethusa
1. Noun. Fool's parsley.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Apiaceae, Carrot Family, Family Apiaceae, Family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae
Member holonyms: Aethusa Cynapium, Fool's Parsley, Lesser Hemlock
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aethusa
Literary usage of Aethusa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Homer: An Introduction to the Iliad and the Odyssey by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1887)
"This portico is the 'aethusa' ... Hence aethusa and prodomus are sometimes used con- ... aethusa is said to sleep in the prodomus. ..."
2. Manual of Botany, for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1829)
"... Aethusa. Spec, medeoloides, must be erased, it is described at p. 335, under Pogonia. ASCLEPIAS. In some Of the species, ..."
3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1875)
"He further states that all the symptoms attributed to aethusa in Hempel's " Materia Medica" are taken from reports of cases which Dr. Harley condemns as ..."