\ɹanˈʌnkjʊləs], \ɹanˈʌnkjʊləs], \ɹ_a_n_ˈʌ_n_k_j_ʊ_l_ə_s]\
Definitions of RANUNCULUS
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Ord. Ranuneulaceas; Sex. Syst. Polyandria Polygynia. Diminutive of rana, 'a frog,' because found in marshy places where frogs abound. A genus of plants, most of the species of which, when taken internally, act as acrid poisons. See Poison. They are, also, acrid and vesicant, when applied to the skin, and have accordingly been often used as counter-irritants. The following species answer to this description.
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By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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- One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.