Boneset Bone"set`, n. (Bot.) A medicinal plant, the thoroughwort ({Eupatorium perfoliatum}). Its properties are diaphoretic and tonic. [1913 Webster]

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  • boneset — ☆ boneset [bōn′set΄ ] n. any of several plants of the composite family; esp., a plant (Eupatorium perfoliatum) with flat clusters of white flowers, used in folk medicine …   English World dictionary

  • boneset — /bohn set /, n. any composite plant of the genus Eupatorium, esp. E. perfoliatum, of North America, having white flowers in a flat topped cluster. Also called thoroughwort. [1810 20, Amer.; BONE1 + SET (v.), so named (by hyperbole) because… …   Universalium

  • boneset — noun a) Any of several plants of the genus Eupatorium. b) The herb common boneset …   Wiktionary

  • boneset — vaistinė taukė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agurklinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, dervinis, gleivinis, pašarinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Symphytum officinale), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Symphytum officinale… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • boneset — permautalapis kemeras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Eupatorium perfoliatum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eupatorium perfoliatum angl. boneset; thoroughwax; thoroughwort… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • boneset tea — boneset tea, U.S. an infusion of boneset leaves used as an old fashioned tonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • boneset — noun Date: 1764 any of several composite herbs (genus Eupatorium); especially a perennial (E. perfoliatum) of central and eastern North America with opposite perfoliate leaves and white rayed flower heads used in folk medicine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boneset — n. North American perennial herb herb of the daisy having healing properties, thoroughwort …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boneset — noun 1》 a plant of the daisy family, bearing clusters of small white flowers and used in herbal medicine. [Eupatorium perfoliatum.] 2》 Brit. the common comfrey, the ground up root of which was formerly used as a ‘plaster’ to set broken bones …   English new terms dictionary

  • boneset — n. Thoroughwort, feverwort, ague weed, Indian sage (Eupatorium perfoliatum) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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