Definition of Rattlesnake's master

1. Noun. Coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite.

Exact synonyms: Button Snakeroot, Eryngium Yuccifolium, Rattlesnake Master
Generic synonyms: Perennial
Group relationships: Eryngium, Genus Eryngium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rattlesnake's Master

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Literary usage of Rattlesnake's master

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1823)
"It resembles a fleur-de-lis, and the flag which grows in English marshes, and is called the Rattlesnake s Master-piece. When the leg or hand of a man is ..."

2. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Rattlesnake-s Master, Button Snakeroot. Description.—Calyx-teeth persistent. Petals connivent, oblong-obovate, emarginate, with a very long inflexed point. ..."

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