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Rumex crispus definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rumicin Ru"mi*cin, n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance found in the root of yellow dock (Rumex crispus) and identical with chrysophanic acid.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dock Dock (d[o^]k), n. [AS. docce; of uncertain origin; cf. G. docken-bl["a]tter, Gael. dogha burdock, OF. doque; perh. akin to L. daucus, daucum, Gr. ?, ?, a kind of parsnip or carrot, used in medicine. Cf. Burdock.] (Bot.) A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination. Note: Yellow dock is Rumex crispus, with smooth curly leaves and yellow root, which that of other species is used medicinally as an astringent and tonic.



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