Definition of Setwall

1. n. A plant formerly valued for its restorative qualities (Valeriana officinalis, or V. Pyrenaica).



Definition of Setwall

1. Noun. The plant valerian. ¹

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Definition of Setwall

1. a plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Setwall

1. A plant formerly valued for its restorative qualities (Valeriana officinalis, or V. Pyrenaica). Alternative forms: setwal. Origin: CF. Cetewale. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Setwall

settlings
settlor
settlors
setts
setuale
setuales
setula
setulae
setule
setules
setulose
setulous
setup
setup fee
setups
setwall (current term)
setwalls
seuen
seveare
seven
seven-day fever
seven-league boots
seven-membered
seven-second delay
seven-shooter
seven-shooters
seven-spot
seven-up
seven-year itch
seven card stud

Literary usage of Setwall

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1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"919) says this plant is called ' in English setwall, but improperly; for that name belongeth to Zedoaria, ..."

2. Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics: Embracing the Myths, Traditions by Richard Folkard (1884)
"... and setwall, but tha,t the last name really belonged to the Zedoaria, which is not Valerian. The old herbalist also records that the medicinal virtues ..."

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