Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An acrid herbaceous plant whose leaves and roots are emetic and cathartic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An acrid herbaceous plant (Asarum Europæum), the leaves and roots of which are emetic and cathartic. It is principally used in cephalic snuffs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common name of a European plant, a species of Asarum, A. Europœum. See Asarum. Also spelled asarabaca.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe

Etymologies

Latin asarum + bacca a berry. See asarone. (Wiktionary)

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