Medical Definition of Bitter apple

1. The peeled dried fruit of Citrullus colcynthis (family Cucurbitaceae), an herb of the sandy shores of the Mediterranean, resembling somewhat the watermelon plant; formerly widely used as a cathartic and laxative. Synonym: bitter apple. Origin: G. Kolokynthe, the round gourd or pumpkin (05 Mar 2000)



Bitter Apple Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Bitter Apple Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitter Apple

bitt-heads
bitt-pin
bitt-pins
bitt pin
bittacle
bittacles
bitte
bitted
bitten
bitten-to-the-quick
bitter
bitter-bark
bitter almond
bitter almond oil
bitter aloes
bitter apple (current term)
bitter betch
bitter chocolate
bitter cress
bitter dock
bitter end
bitter ends
bitter floom
bitter hickory
bitter lemon
bitter melon
bitter melons
bitter orange
bitter orange peel

Other Resources Relating to: Bitter apple

Search for Bitter apple on Dictionary.com!Search for Bitter apple on Thesaurus.com!Search for Bitter apple on Google!Search for Bitter apple on Wikipedia!

Search