Definition of Rest-harrow

1. Noun. Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots.

Exact synonyms: Ononis Spinosa, Restharrow
Group relationships: Genus Ononis, Ononis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex



2. Noun. European woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough roots; spreads by underground runners.
Exact synonyms: Ononis Repens, Restharrow
Group relationships: Genus Ononis, Ononis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

Medical Definition of Rest-harrow

1. A European leguminous plant (Ononis arvensis) with long, tough roots. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rest-harrow

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Literary usage of Rest-harrow

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1. The Bookman (1911)
"$1.20. NEW ORLEANS, LA. FICTION 1. The Rosary. Barclay. (Putnam.) $1.35. 2. The Mistress of Shenstone. Barclay. (Putnam.) $1.35. 3. Rest Harrow. Hewlett. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... or rest-harrow, two species of which, Ononis antiquorum, and particularly O. leio- sperma, Boiss., are very common in the Holy Land. ..."

3. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1812)
"Three-tooth-leaved rest-harrow. Nat. of Spain. Cult, before 1752, by Mr. Ph. Miller. ... White-flower'd shrubby rest-harrow. Nat. of the South of France. ..."

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