Burdock

• (n.) A genus of coarse biennial herbs (Lappa), bearing small burs which adhere tenaciously to clothes, or to the fur or wool of animals.
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Burdock

(Arctium) This European biennial is commonly known as the Great Burdock or Gobo. It has large, rough foliage and grows quite large. It is grown mainly for its long, light brown root and is commonly cultivated in the Orient. Burdock takes up a lot of space, much more than Rhubarb, and may become a weed if not controlled.…
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burdock

(from the article `Asterales`) ...surface area is increased by the presence of an even thinner expanded margin (wing). Some have barbed structures or are provided with hooks or ...
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burdock

clotbur noun any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
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Burdock

Bur'dock noun [ Bur + dock the plant.] (Botany) A genus of coarse biennial herbs ( Lappa ), bearing small burs which adhere tenaciously to clothes, or to the fur or wool of animals. » The common burdock is the Lappa officinalis .
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Burdock

A hardy plant that grows wild in the UK. The long, dark burdock root is delicious in soups, stews and sea vegetable dishes or sautéed with carrots. Its is highly valued in macrobiotic cooking for its strengthening qualities.
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burdock

A plant whose seeds and root have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have antioxidant effects. The scientific name is Arctium lappa. Also called happy major and lappa.
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burdock

Any of several bushy herbs characterized by hairy leaves and ripe fruit enclosed in burs with strong hooks. (Genus Arctium, family Compositae.)
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Burdock

Arctium lappa
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Burdock

Burdock (Arctium Lappa) is a biennial herb of the family Compositae. The flower head is covered with small hooks and readily attaches itself to any passing body, thus securing wide distribution of its seeds. In Britain burdocks are regarded as troublesome weeds, but in some countries the roots, young shoots, and young leaves are used in soups, and ...
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burdock

burdock (bûr'däk) , common name of any plant of the genus Arctium of the family Asteraceae (aster family), coarse biennials indigenous to temperate Eurasia and mostly weedy in North America. The flowers, usually purple, are followed by roundish many-seeded burs. The great burdock (A. l...
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Burdock

Used in blood cleansing and detoxification combinations as an important anti-inflammatory and anti-infective and is used for its specific antihistamine activity in cases of itching, or eruptive skin problems such as cold sore outbreaks, acne and eczema.
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burdock

[n] - any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
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