\bjˈuːni͡əm bˈʌlbəkˌastanəm], \bjˈuːniəm bˈʌlbəkˌastanəm], \b_j_ˈuː_n_iə_m b_ˈʌ_l_b_ə_k_ˌa_s_t_a_n_ə_m]\
Definitions of BUNIUM BULBOCASTANUM
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So called, it has been supposed, from growing on hills, from 'a hill,' or from the tuberosity of its root. B. minus, Balanocas'tanum, Sium bulbocastanum, Scandex bulbocastanum, Carum bulbocastanum. Order, Umbelliferae. The systematic name of a plant, whose root is called Pig-nut, Agriocas'tanum, Nu'cula terres'tris, Bulbocas'tanum majus et minus, Earth-nut, Hawk-nut, Kipper-nut, (Sc.) Arnut, (F.) Terre-noix. The root is tuberous, and is eaten raw or roasted. It has been supposed to be of use in strangury. It is not employed in medicine.
By Robley Dunglison