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bertram


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pellitory  \Pel"li*to*ry\,  n.  [Sp.  pelitre  fr  L.  pyrethrum.  See 
  {Bertram}.]  (Bot.) 
  a  A  composite  plant  ({Anacyclus  Pyrethrum})  of  the 
  Mediterranean  region,  having  finely  divided  leaves  and 
  whitish  flowers.  The  root  is  the  officinal  pellitory,  and 
  is  used  as  an  irritant  and  sialogogue.  Called  also 
  {bertram},  and  {pellitory  of  Spain}. 
  b  The  feverfew  ({Chrysanthemum  Parthenium});  --  so  called 
  because  it  resembles  the  above. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bertram  \Ber"tram\,  n.  [Corrupted  fr  L.  pyrethrum,  Gr  ?  a  hot 
  spicy  plant,  fr  ?  fire.]  (Bot.) 
  Pellitory  of  Spain  ({Anacyclus  pyrethrum}). 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bertram,  IA  (city,  FIPS  6175) 
  Location:  41.95486  N,  91.53657  W 
  Population  (1990):  201  (80  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Bertram,  TX  (city,  FIPS  7864) 
  Location:  30.74422  N,  98.05743  W 
  Population  (1990):  849  (383  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  78605