Definition of Lycopus
1. Noun. Small genus of herbs of the mint family.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Bugleweed, Lycopus Virginicus, Lycopus Americanus, Water Horehound, Gipsywort, Gypsywort, Lycopus Europaeus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycopus
Literary usage of Lycopus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1877)
"Lycopus Virginicus, Linn. Lycopus. Common name, Bugle Weed. Authorities. 1, Dr. NS Davis, effects in a healthy person of a wineglassful of the infusion ..."
2. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"Flowers in sessile whorls. Segments of the calyx very acute, rigid, longer than the «eeds. Flowers August—September. Scallop-leaved Lycopus. ..."
3. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1880)
"Lycopus VIRGINICUS. This little plant has been of great interest to me ever since I ... The following is the history of the Lycopus, as given by Professor ..."
4. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"Lycopus is a frequently needed remedy in functional diseases of the heart, ... "Lycopus will be found a very valuable remedy, and will take place with ..."
5. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1885)
"Lycopus VIRGINICUS. By AC COWPERTHWAITE, MD, Iowa City, Iowa. Lycopus is a plant indigenous to this country, and commonly known as bugle weed or Virginia ..."