from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The May apple (Podophyllum peltatum).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In some parts of England, the lady's-mantle, Alchemilla vulgaris, from the shape of the leaf. The name is said to be given in the United States to the May-apple, Podophyllum peltatum.
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There is a plant in our woods, known by the names of man-drake, may - apple, and duck's-foot: the botanical name of the plant is Podophyllum; it belongs to the class and order _Polyandria monogynia_.