chamomile

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chamomile Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chamomile (Bot) A genus of herbs (Anthemis) of the Composite family. The common camomile, Anthemis nobilis, is used as a popular remedy. Its flowers have a strong and fragrant and a bitter, aromatic taste. They are tonic, febrifugal, and in large doses emetic, and the volatile oil is carminative.
    • n Chamomile (Bot) See Camomile.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chamomile See camomile.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chamomile a plant, or its dried flowers, used in medicine, affording a bitter stomachic and tonic.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. camonilla, corrupted fr. Gr. chamai`mhlon, lit. earth apple, being so called from the smell of its flower. See Humble, and Melon
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L.—Gr. chamaimēlon, the earth-apple, from the apple-like smell of its blossoms—chamai, on the ground, mēlon, an apple.

Usage

In literature:

But he put on a very wise expression as he handled the little dog and looking up, asked if he could get some chamomile tea.
"The Lamp That Went Out" by Augusta Groner
Debby's sister-in-law brought a bundle of dried chamomile for the same purpose.
"What Katy Did Next" by Susan Coolidge
Chamomile roots are divided and subdivided in spring.
"Gardening for the Million" by Alfred Pink
There's been an advertisement at the end of it for months, like a fly-leaf, of Norton's chamomile pills.
"Six to Sixteen" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Camphorated oil of chamomile 100 parts.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1157, March 5, 1898" by Various
Takes a tea cup of cold chamomile tea every morning.
"An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses" by William Withering
Thus Matricaria Chamomilla mimics the true Chamomile, which from its bitterness is not eaten by quadrupeds.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
Chamomile is used in medicine in the form of its volatile oil, of which the dose is 1/2-3 minims.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Afterwards give good, dry, nourishing food; and bitter infusions, chamomile flowers, hoarhound, oak bark, &c., in beer.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
The pungent fragrance of the chamomile-flowers mingles with the odour of the dust of the road.
"'O Thou, My Austria!'" by Ossip Schubin
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In news:

Biggest Bang for Your Buck The chamomile extract in Vaseline Intensive Rescue Soothing Moisture ($3.
"The Chamomile Tea Party" at Curator's Office.
Jeff Gates, of the Chamomile Tea Party, is on a crusade to bring civility back to political discourse through a form of art not known for its subtlety or objectivity: propaganda posters.
Chamomile Tea Party posters find homes on Metro.
Elizabeth Lupercio experiences Summer's Chamomile Milk Scrub at The Spa at Island Hotel Newport Beach at the hands of Massage Therapist Maryann Cerami.
Chamomile tea brings summer benefits.
Chamomile Tea Party posters find homes on Metro.
Tea of choice (Vanilla chamomile, black or herbal teas are best).
Bet your chamomile tea, Peter, you're a television star now.
Marley's Mellow Mood contains valerian root and chamomile and is promoted to reduce stress.
This loose leaf tea combines all natural ingredients including chamomile, passionflower, oatstraw and valerian root.
"The Chamomile Tea Party" at Curator 's Office.
Herbs she noted for their miscellaneous qualities and "suggestive properties" were chamomile, which is said to promote patience.
Marley's Mellow Mood Lite: Half Lemonade, Half Tea is sourced from such ingredients as chamomile, valerian root, lemon balm, hops, passionflower and melatonin.
If you know one, buy them a cup of coffee—or maybe chamomile tea.
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In science:

We present an algorithm named “Chamomile Scheme”.
The Chamomile Scheme: An Optimized Algorithm for N-body simulations on Programmable Graphics Processing Units
And it is glad that our scheme named “Chamomile Scheme” becomes the first one step for future discussions.
The Chamomile Scheme: An Optimized Algorithm for N-body simulations on Programmable Graphics Processing Units
In section 2, we describe the Chamomile Scheme.
The Chamomile Scheme: An Optimized Algorithm for N-body simulations on Programmable Graphics Processing Units
In this section, we describe our Chamomile Scheme (CS), which is fully optimized for calculating gravitational interactions on the modern GPU, NVIDIA GeForce8800GTX.
The Chamomile Scheme: An Optimized Algorithm for N-body simulations on Programmable Graphics Processing Units
When we were taking chamomile tea, suddenly we got an image of such GPU’s behavior illustrated in Figure. 4.
The Chamomile Scheme: An Optimized Algorithm for N-body simulations on Programmable Graphics Processing Units
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