santonica

santonica
san·ton·i·ca

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  • santonica — [san tän′i kə] n. [ModL < L ( herba) santonica, after Santoni, a people of ancient Gaul] 1. any of several European wormwoods (esp. Artemisia cina) 2. the unexpanded, dried flower heads of several European wormwoods, containing santonin …   English World dictionary

  • santonica — s. f. O mesmo que santonico …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • santonica — /san ton i keuh/, n. the dried flower heads of any of several species of wormwood, belonging to the genus Artemisia, used as a vermifuge. [1650 60; < NL < L (herba) santonica (herb) of the Santoni a Gaulish tribe of Aquitania] * * * …   Universalium

  • santonica — [san tɒnɪkə] noun the dried flower heads of a wormwood plant, containing santonin. Origin C17: from L. Santonica (herba) (plant) of the Santoni , referring to a tribe of Aquitania (now Aquitaine) in France …   English new terms dictionary

  • santonica wormwood — citvarinis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Artemisia cina), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia cina angl. Levant wormseed; santonica wormwood; wormseed vok. Wurmsamen isp. tomillo… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • santonica — san·ton·i·ca san tän i kə n the unopened dried flower heads of Levant wormseed or of another plant of the genus Artemisia (esp. A. maritima) used as an anthelmintic also one of these plants …   Medical dictionary

  • santonica — pl.f. santoniche …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • santonica — n. European wormwood, plant from the genus Artemisia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • santonica — /sænˈtɒnɪkə/ (say san tonikuh) noun 1. a wormwood, Artemisia cina. 2. the dried flower heads of this plant, used as a vermifuge. {Latin, properly feminine of Santonicus relating to the Santoni, tribe of ancient Gaul} …  

  • santonica — n. 1 a shrubby wormwood plant, Artemisia cina, yielding santonin. 2 the dried flower heads of this used as an anthelmintic. Etymology: L f. Santones an Aquitanian tribe …   Useful english dictionary

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