Definition of Greater celandine

1. Noun. Perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Celandine, Chelidonium Majus, Swallow Wort, Swallowwort
Generic synonyms: Poppy
Group relationships: Chelidonium, Genus Chelidonium

Definition of Greater celandine

1. Noun. A European perennial herb, ''Chelidonium majus'', a poppy with yellow flowers ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greater Celandine

greater alar cartilage
greater alar cartilages
greater argentine
greater argonaut
greater arterial circle of iris
greater bamboo lemur
greater bamboo lemurs
greater bilby
greater burdock
greater celandine (current term)
greater circulation
greater cul-de-sac
greater curvature of stomach
greater fool theory
greater galago
greater galagos
greater good
greater horn of hyoid bone
greater knapweed
greater kudu
greater masterwort
greater multangular bone
greater occipital nerve
greater omentum

Literary usage of Greater celandine

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1. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"greater celandine; Swallow-wort Chelidonium majus Flowers—Lustreless yellow, about \ in. across, on slender pedicels, in a small umbel-like cluster. ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"greater celandine, with Leaves like the Oak, ... greater celandine, with fine- cut Leaves and Flowers. ..."

3. The Weekly Visitor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1835)
"The presence of this yellow juice enables us to ascertain the greater celandine, with more ease than a laboured description of its parts. ..."

4. The Diseases of the Liver: Jaundice, Gall-stones, Enlargements, Tumours, and by James Compton Burnett (1895)
"The greater Celandine." " Then it is not by any means a new remedy, ... And so it was: the use of the greater Celandine in jaundice has trickled down to us ..."

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