madnep

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n madnep biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Madnep (Bot) A biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip; called also wild parsnip.
    • Madnep (Bot) The masterwort (Peucedanum Ostruthium), a tall and coarse European umbelliferous plant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n madnep A tall umbelliferous plant, Heracleum Sphondylium, of Europe and subarctic regions.
    • n madnep Heracleum lanatum, the cowparsnip or masterwort.
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