common foxglove love

common foxglove

Definitions

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  • n. tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock

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Examples

  • This done, Parker made his way to Portman Square, still a little hazy in his mind as to the habits of the common foxglove when applied internally — a haziness which was in no way improved by a subsequent consultation of the Materia Medica, the Pharmacopoeia Dixon Mann, Taylor, Glaister, and others of those writers who have so kindly and helpfully published their conclusions on toxicology.

    The Unpleasantness At The Belladonna Club

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