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Podocarpus totara
Podocephalous
Podogynium
Podohyllum peltatum
Podol'sk
Podolia
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Podophthalmata
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Podophthalmus vigil
podophyllin
Podophyllous
Podophyllum peltatum
Podoscaph
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Podostomata
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Podothecus acipenserinus
Podrida
podsol
podsol soil
podsolic soil
podsolization
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Podura
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Podophyllum definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: perennial rhizomatous herbs [syn: Podophyllum, genus Podophyllum]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Podophyllum, genus of herbs including the mayapple Date: 1842 the dried rhizome and rootlet of the mayapple that is used as a caustic or as a source of the more effective podophyllin

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Podophyllum Pod`o*phyl"lum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot + ? leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American Podohyllum peltatum, or May apple, the Himalayan P. Emodi. 2. (Med.) The rhizome and rootlet of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum), -- used as a cathartic drug.




 


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