Definition of Moschatel

1. n. A plant of the genus Adoxa (A. moschatellina), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all parts of Europe, and is called also hollow root and musk crowfoot.



Definition of Moschatel

1. Noun. ''Adoxa moschatellina'', plant of the genus ''Adoxa'' ¹

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Definition of Moschatel

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Medical Definition of Moschatel

1. A plant of the genus Adoxa (A. Moschatellina), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all parts of Europe, and is Synonym: hollow root and musk crowfoot. Origin: Gr. Musk: cf. F. Moscatelline. See Muscadel, Musk. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moschatel

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mosasaurid
mosasaurids
mosasauroid
mosasauroids
mosasaurs
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mosbolletjie
mosbolletjies
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moschatel (current term)
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mosh pit
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Literary usage of Moschatel

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1. Architectural botany by William Pettit Griffith (1852)
"10 is enriched with the moschatel disposed horizontally and perpendicularly. ... The flower of the moschatel does not require this artificial method. ..."

2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"moschatel'- A. Una. Dicks, hs-E. bot, 453-Fl. dan. 94-Cj/rf. ... Tuberous moschatel. Damp woods and shady places, not uncommon. [In the wood on tie SW side ..."

3. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"ADOXA L. moschatel, MUSK-BOOT. Characters of the family. 1. A. moschatellina L. Stem erect, 6-15 cm. high; basal leaves 1-4, long- petioled, ..."

4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Musk-root, moschatel. Adoxaceae. From Greek, "without glory." Herb with tuberous root, ... L. Arctic Europe Asia and N. America (US) Musk-root, moschatel. ..."

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