Definition of Goldthread
1. Noun. Low-growing perennial of North America woodlands having trifoliate leaves and yellow rootstock and white flowers.
Group relationships: Coptis, Genus Coptis
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Goldthread
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1. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"He left unfinished a Sanskrit-English dictionary and grammar, and an edition of the Mimansa. goldthread. See Corns. ..."
2. The Medical student's vade mecum by George Mendenhall (1871)
"goldthread, Coptis. US From what is the goldthread procured.? It is the root of the Copt is trifolio,. What are its medical properties and «ses? ..."
3. A Conspectus of the medical sciences: Comprising Manuals of Anatomy by Henry Hartshorne (1874)
"goldthread. The. roots of the indigenous Coptis trifolia. Thin thread-like root* of a golden color, which they impart with their virtues to •*-л!..т, ..."