Definition of Convallaria majalis

1. Noun. Low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries.

Exact synonyms: Lily Of The Valley, May Lily
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Convallaria, Genus Convallaria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convallaria Majalis

Continent
Continental Army
Continental Congress
Continental Navy
Continents
Continuity Army Council
Continuity Irish Republican Army
Contopus
Contopus sordidulus
Contopus virens
Contra
Control of Communicable Diseases in Man
Conté
Conuropsis
Conuropsis carolinensis
Convallaria majalis (current term)
Convallariaceae
Conventional Transmission Electron Microscopy
Conventionsthaler
Conventionsthalers
Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction
Converso
Convolvulaceae
Convolvulus arvensis
Convolvulus scammonia
Convolvulus sepium
Conway
Conwy
Conyza
Conyza canadensis

Literary usage of Convallaria majalis

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1. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1886)
"Convallaria majalis. WE now know a considerable number of remedies which affect ... Convallaria majalis has been the most studied and is still on its trial, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1900)
"Convallaria majalis. Lily of the Valley. N. 0. Liliaceae Clinical.—Diarrhoea. Heart, affections of. Herpes. Pruritus vulvae. i Vomiting (of pregnancy). ..."

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