Definition of Leopard's-bane

1. Noun. Any of several herbs of the genus Doronicum having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads.

Exact synonyms: Leopardbane
Group relationships: Doronicum, Genus Doronicum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leopard's-bane

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leoncita
leone
leones
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leonid
leonine
leonine facies
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leonite
leontiasis
leontiasis ossea
leontodon
leontomorphic
leopard
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leopard cat
leopard cats
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leopard fundus
leopard gecko
leopard lily
leopard lizard
leopard plant
leopard retina
leopard seal
leopard seals
leopard shark
leopard sharks

Literary usage of Leopard's-bane

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1. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"Opium, hemlock, henbane, belladonna, aconite, camphor, digitalis, tobacco, alcohol, leopard s-bane, and a variety of other substances, are narcotics ..."

2. Climate and Health Resorts by Isaac Burney Yeo (1885)
"... (Leopard-s Bane). SM Val del Fain. ACHILLEA MOSCHATA (Musk Yarrow). Germ. Wild Frauli. An aromatic herb, from which is distilled a liqueur termed Iva. ..."

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