\dɛlfˈɪni͡əm], \dɛlfˈɪniəm], \d_ɛ_l_f_ˈɪ_n_iə_m]\
Definitions of DELPHINIUM
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- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
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By Princeton University
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from 'a dolphin,' which the flowers resemble. D, consolida seu Segetum seu Versicolor, Calcitrapa, Consolida Regalis, Branching Larkspur, Staggerweed. Ord. Ranunculaceae. Sex. Syst., Polyandria Trigynia. (F.) Pied dalouette des champs. It has been employed as a vermifuge. The flowers have been used in ophthalmia, and the seeds have the same property as those of Stavesacre.
By Robley Dunglison
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