wormseed oil

wormseed oil n CHENOPODIUM OIL

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  • wormseed oil — noun : either of two essential oils: a. : levant wormseed oil b. : chenopodium oil * * * Chem. See chenopodium oil. [1820 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • wormseed oil — Chem. See chenopodium oil. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • levant wormseed oil — noun Usage: usually capitalized L : a yellow essential oil obtained from the flowers of Levant wormseed for use as an anthelmintic …   Useful english dictionary

  • american wormseed oil — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : chenopodium oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil — An inflammable liquid, of fatty consistency and unctuous feel, which is insoluble in water, soluble or insoluble in alcohol, and freely soluble in ether. Oils are variously classified as animal …   Medical dictionary

  • wormseed — noun An aromatic tropical plant, Chenopodium ambrosioides, that yields an anthelmintic oil Syn: sea, wormwood …   Wiktionary

  • chenopodium oil — noun : a colorless or pale yellow toxic essential oil of unpleasant odor and taste obtained from Mexican tea plants and formerly used as an anthelmintic * * * /kee neuh poh dee euhm, ken euh / a colorless or yellowish oil obtained from the seeds… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chenopodium oil — /kee neuh poh dee euhm, ken euh / a colorless or yellowish oil obtained from the seeds and leaves of Mexican tea, used chiefly in medicine as an agent for killing or expelling intestinal worms. Also called wormseed oil. [1910 15; < NL Chenopodium …   Universalium

  • Woodbine, Maryland — Woodbine is located in Howard and Carroll counties, in the Baltimore, Maryland, metropolitan area. The community was named for the plant, which grew in this town in fields and along riverbanks.BackgroundWoodbine is located at the juncture of the… …   Wikipedia

  • cineole — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, by transposition from New Latin oleum cinae wormseed oil Date: 1885 eucalyptol …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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