horse gentian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n horse gentian coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Horse gentian fever root.
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Usage

In literature:

In debilitated horses combine the nux vomica with one-half ounce powdered gentian root.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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