colocynth (defs 1, 2).
another name for colocynth
an evergreen shrub, Purshia tridentata, of western North America, having bitter three-toothed leaves and yellow flowers, valuable for forage. Historical Examples The Thirst Quenchers Rick Raphael Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado Charles L. Douglas
See under cassava (def 1). any of several tropical American plants belonging to the genus Manihot, of the spurge family, as M. esculenta (bitter cassava) and M. dulcis (sweet cassava) cultivated for their tuberous roots, which yield important food products. a nutritious starch from the roots, the source of tapioca. noun Also called manioc. any […]
noun Historical Examples A Little Candy Book for a Little Girl Amy L. Waterman Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Candy-Making at Home Mary M. Wright A Little Candy Book for a Little […]
any plant belonging to the genus Cardamine, of the mustard family, having usually pinnate leaves and clusters of white, pink, or purple flowers.