browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
hypericum

more about hypericum

hypericum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypericum  \Hy*per"i*cum\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  ?;  ?  under  among  + 
  ?,  ?,  heath,  heather.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants,  generally  with  dotted  leaves  and  yellow 
  flowers;  --  called  also  {St.  John's-wort}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hypericum 
  n  :  large  almost  cosmopolitan  genus  of  evergreen  or  deciduous 
  shrubs  and  herbs  with  often  showy  yellow  flowers; 
  cosmopolitan  except  tropical  lowlands  and  arctic  or  high 
  altitudes  and  desert  regions  [syn:  {Hypericum},  {genus 
  Hypericum}] 




more about hypericum