Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of scrophulariaceous plants, of the tribe Euphrasieæ, formerly made the type of a distinct order Pediculares (Jussieu, 1789), and characterized by the equal anther-cells and alternate or whorled leaves; lousewort.

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Examples

  • Galerius died soon after of a disgusting and terrible disease (_morbus pedicularis_), described with great minuteness by Eusebius and Lactantius.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 2, August, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Below the limit of eternal snow (13,000 feet) ranunculus and anemones, pedicularis and primulas are found just as they are in our higher latitudes with corresponding conditions of temperature.

    From Pole to Pole A Book for Young People

  • The so-called ` ` King Pym '' died of this ` ` morbus pedicularis, '' but as prejudice and passion militated against him during his life and after his death, this fact is probably more rumor than verity.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The so-called "King Pym" died of this "morbus pedicularis," but as prejudice and passion militated against him during his life and after his death, this fact is probably more rumor than verity.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The purple pedicularis (_Pedicularis palustris_) in the wild state, and the sunflower among cultivated plants, may be cited instead of giving a long list of analogous instances.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • Close by is a specimen of that rare plant the _Fucus Dealensis pedicularis rubrifolio_.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 January 11, 1890

  • Altogether these formed the most picturesque little nooks it was possible to conceive; and they exhibited the withered remains of so many kinds of primrose, gentian, anemone, potentilla, orchis, saxifrage, parnassia, campanula, and pedicularis, that in summer they must be perfect gardens of wild flowers.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Mr. Ferber speaks of the pleasure he received in observing in the buds of Hepatica and pedicularis hirsuta yet lying hid in the earth, and in the gems of the shrub daphne mezereon, and at the base of osmunda lunaria a perfect plant of the future year, discernable in all its parts

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • According to the DA, ingredients include: canavalia rosea, clematis vitalba, nelumbo nucifera, pedicularis grand folia, heimia salicifolia, leonurus sibiricus, ledum palustre, blue lotus, baybean and a number of other herbs.

    Gothamist

  • Victoria Borowicz (of Illinois State); he was talking about the effects of the parasitic plant pedicularis canadensis on grassy prairies.

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