from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of prickly biennial plants, of about a dozen species, the type of the natural order Dipsacaceæ.
- n. In conchology, an old genus of gastropods: same as Eburna.
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- n. type genus of the Dipsacaceae: teasel
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In addition, Glucosamine-MSM Herbal also contains dipsacus root, which is known to regenerate bones and degenerated spinal disks.