angelica tree

angelica tree
angelica tree
2. any of several exotic, Asian trees (genus Aralia) of the ginseng family, now in the U.S., with large leaves and small, black, berrylike fruit

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  • Angelica tree — Angelica An*gel i*ca, n. [NL. See {Angelic}.] (Bot.) 1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant ({Archangelica officinalis} or {Angelica archangelica}) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angelica tree — Hercules club Hercules club, Hercules club Hercules club, Hercules club Hercules clubprop. n. 1. (Bot.) A densely spiny ornamental tree ({Zanthoxylum clava herculis}) of the rue family, growing in southeast U. S. and West Indies. [WordNet sense… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angelica tree — 1. Hercules club (def. 2). 2. See prickly ash (def. 1). [1775 85, Amer.] * * * ▪ tree also called  devil s walking stick,  Hercules club,  or  pri …   Universalium

  • Angelica tree — Prickly ash Prickly ash (Bot.), 1. A prickly shrub ({Xanthoxylum Americanum}) with yellowish flowers appearing with the leaves; also called {toothache tree}. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic. The southern species is {Xanthoxylum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angelica-tree — angelˈica tree noun An American aralia • • • Main Entry: ↑angelica …   Useful english dictionary

  • angelica tree — angel′ica tree n. pln Hercules club 2) • Etymology: 1775–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • angelica tree — noun Date: 1785 Hercules club 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • angelica tree — noun : hercules club 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese angelica tree — noun similar to American angelica tree but less prickly; China • Syn: ↑Chinese angelica, ↑Aralia stipulata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • American angelica-tree — dygioji aralija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Aralia spinosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aralia spinosa angl. American angelica tree; devil s walking stick; Hercules club; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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