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asarabacca


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asarabacca  \As`a*ra*bac"ca\,  n.  [L.  asarum  +  bacca  a  berry.  See 
  {Asarone}.]  (Bot.) 
  An  acrid  herbaceous  plant  ({Asarum  Europ[ae]um}),  the  leaves 
  and  roots  of  which  are  emetic  and  cathartic.  It  is 
  principally  used  in  cephalic  snuffs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asarabacca 
  n  :  thick  creeping  evergreen  herb  of  western  Europe  [syn:  {Asarum 
  europaeum}] 




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