from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The astringent rhizome of Potentilla Tormentilla, a plant belonging to the rose family and native to Europe and Asia.
- n. A former genus of plants, now reduced to a section of Potentilla, including those species which have the parts of the flowers in fours. The tormentil belongs to this section.
- n. A plant of this subgenus; tormentil.
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Daniel, and sank with an unexpressed relief into the lair which was a little hollow in the moor, where heather grew thickly on the sides, but permitted pale violets and golden tormentilla to creep about the grassy bottom.
Witepsk, huckleberries and the root of tormentilla.
The tormentilla gleams in showers along the mountain turf; her delicate crosslets are separate, though constellate, as the rubied daisy.
-- Alexander; angelica; asparagus; beet; betony, bittersweet; bluebottle; borage; coltsfoot; elecampane; eringo; fennel; fern; galingale; horse-radish; marshmallow; nettle (red); orris; parsley; scabious; sorrel; strawberry; succory; thyme (wild); tormentilla.
Potentilla _tormentilla_ (indicating that the plant is that which was formerly known by the latter name), Exacum _Candollii_ (from the fact that