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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Heliantheae — the arnica plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants; also, the most important species (Arnica montana), native of the mountains of Europe, used in medicine as a narcotic and stimulant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Arnica.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of perennial herbs, natural order Compositæ, natives of the northern temperate and arctic zones, with showy yellow flowers and opposite leaves.
- n. A tincture of the roots or flowers of A. montana, much used as an external application in wounds and bruises, and internally as a stimulant in debilitated states.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. used especially in treating bruises
- n. any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica
- n. an ointment used in treating bruises
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