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Sanguinaria  n.  
1.
(Bot.) A genus of plants of the Poppy family. Note: Sanguinaria Canadensis, or bloodroot, is the only species. It has a perennial rootstock, which sends up a few roundish lobed leaves and solitary white blossoms in early spring. See Bloodroot.
2.
The rootstock of the bloodroot, used in medicine as an emetic, etc.






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"Sanguinaria" Quotes from Famous Books



... Take podophyllin and sanguinaria, of each ten grains; leptandrin, twenty grains; white sugar, forty grains. Triturate or rub the whole well together in a mortar and divide into twenty powders, and take one night and morning. If they operate much on the bowels take but one ...
— The Ladies Book of Useful Information - Compiled from many sources • Anonymous

... Salisburia adiantifolia Salix laurifolia salix species salsify salvia, perennial Salvia pratensis Sambucus species Sanguinaria Canadensis San Jose scale Santolina Chamaecyparissus sassafras Saururus cernuus saving of moisture savory. Saxifraga peltata. Saxifraga sarmentosa. Sayers, mentioned. Scabiosa Caucasica. scab on potatoes. scale, San Jose. scarifiers. Schenley park. Schizophragma ...
— Manual of Gardening (Second Edition) • L. H. Bailey



Words linked to "Sanguinaria" :   puccoon, dilleniid dicot genus, tetterwort, Sanguinaria canadensis, redroot, poppy family, family Papaveraceae



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