from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A common name of a European plant, a species of Asarum, A. Europœum. See
Asarum. Also spelled asarabaca.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) An acrid herbaceous plant (
Asarum Europæum), the leaves and roots of which are emetic and cathartic. It is principally used in cephalic snuffs.
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- noun An
acrid herbaceous plantwhose leavesand rootsare emeticand cathartic.
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- noun thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe
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Latin asarum + bacca a berry. See asarone.
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