asarabacca definition

  • noun:
    • An acrid herbaceous plant whoever leaves and roots are emetic and cathartic.
    • An acrid herbaceous plant (Asarum Europæum), the leaves and roots which tend to be emetic and cathartic. Its principally utilized in cephalic snuffs.
    • A Standard name of a European plant, a species of Asarum, A. Europœum. See Asarum. Also spelled asarabaca.
    • thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe

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