Definition of Rattlesnake root

1. Noun. Herb of central and southern Europe having purple florets.

Exact synonyms: Prenanthes Purpurea
Group relationships: Genus Prenanthes, Prenanthes
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



2. Noun. A plant of the genus Nabalus.
Group relationships: Genus Nabalus, Nabalus
Specialized synonyms: Cankerweed, Nabalus Alba, Prenanthes Alba, White Lettuce
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rattlesnake Root

rattlemice
rattlemouse
rattlepate
rattlepated
rattlepates
rattler
rattlers
rattles
rattlesnake's master
rattlesnake bite
rattlesnake fern
rattlesnake master
rattlesnake orchid
rattlesnake plantain
rattlesnake root (current term)
rattlesnake weed
rattlesnakes
rattletrap
rattletraps
rattleweed
rattleweeds
rattlewings
rattlewort
rattlier
rattliest
rattlin
rattline
rattlines
rattling

Literary usage of Rattlesnake root

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"... and with its mature fruits surmounted by a deep brown tuft of pappus hairs. F1G. 197. Rattlesnake-root. After Britton and Brown. F1G. 198. Cocklebur. ..."

2. Patriot-Improvers: Biographical Sketches of Members of the American by Whitfield Jenks Bell (1997)
"Some challenged his reasoning, others were unconvinced by the few case histories he could offer; while the fact that the name rattlesnake root was given to ..."

3. Cooley's Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the by Arnold James Cooley (1892)
"Syn. INFUSION OF L. Prep. 1. (BP) Senega, bruised, 1 oz. ; boiling distilled water, 20 oz. ; infuse 1 hour and strain.—Dose, 1 to 2 oz. RATTLESNAKE-ROOT ..."

4. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"Rattlesnake-root. Frequent through the south half of the state ; extending north to Stearns county, Campbell, and Douglas county, Mrs. Terry. ..."

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