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bugbane definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of flowers for the genus Cimicifuga, indigenous to northern temperate regions and like the black cohosh.
    • The baneberry.
    • A perennial white-flowered herb of this purchase Ranunculaceæ and genus Cimiciguga; bugwort. There are lots of species.
    • A name provided to types of the ranuneulaceous genus of flowers Cimicifuga, in European countries to C. fætens, and in the usa to C. racemosa and C. Americana, from their reputed virtues as destroyers of pests. Title might be put on the white hellebore, Veratrum viridc. Also referred to as bugwort.
    • a plant associated with the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects
    • united states plant having big leaves and yellowish green blossoms developing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid made use of medicinally
    • any one of a few flowers for the genus Cimicifuga, indigenous to northern temperate regions and including the black colored cohosh.
    • The baneberry.
    • A perennial white-flowered herb of the order Ranunculaceæ and genus Cimiciguga; bugwort. There are several species.
    • A name directed at types of the ranuneulaceous genus of plants Cimicifuga, in Europe to C. fætens, as well as in the United States to C. racemosa and C. Americana, from their particular respected virtues as destroyers of bugs. Title can be applied to the white hellebore, Veratrum viridc. Also called bugwort.
    • a plant of this genus Cimicifuga having plants in lengthy racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to bugs
    • united states plant having huge leaves and yellowish green flowers growing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid used medicinally
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