Crossword clues for mayapple
The Collaborative International Dictionary
mayapple \mayapple\, may apple \may apple\n.
North American herb ( Podophyllum peltatum) with poisonous root stock and an edible though insipid egg-shaped yellowish fruit; called also wild mandrake.
Syn: May apple, wild mandrake, Podophyllum peltatum.
The fruit of the mayapple.
alt. 1 A fruit-bearing flowering plant with poisonous roots, native to eastern North America, taxonomic name ''Podophyllum peltatum''. 2 The fruit of the plant ''Podophyllum peltatum'' n. 1 A fruit-bearing flowering plant with poisonous roots, native to eastern North America, taxonomic name ''Podophyllum peltatum''. 2 The fruit of the plant ''Podophyllum peltatum''
n. North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit [syn: May apple, wild mandrake, Podophyllum peltatum]
Usage examples of "mayapple".
The pest was about half the length of his thumb, a hydra with wings like mayapple leaves.
All spring and summer, off and on, when there was time to spare, Nemus had walked in the woods with her, pointing out mayapple, ginseng, the sassafras bush, the sweet birch, explaining what each would cure when mixed with certain barks and herbs.
Bayer put mayapple vinegar on his legs for the sunburn, and he fell asleep listening to the breeze in contest with a lissome Norway pine.
It was a mixture of mayapple and water hemlock roots that she had mashed and strained into a clear concentrate.
She put a tiny slit in the plastic milk jug, stuck a plastic straw into her perfume bottle of water hemlock and mayapple, put her finger over the end, inserted the straw into the milk bottle, and let it drain into the milk.
They followed a deer path through thin maple trees and dense undergrowth: ferns, laurel, wild raspberry bushes, mayapple plants.
He has looked at it, scoped it out, memorized the location of the shed and the picnic table, can find them even in the dark-knows that if it ever came to this, a twenty-three-minute pizza, miles to go, and a slowdown at CSV-5 and Oahu-he could enter The Mews at Windsor Heights (his electronic delivery-man's visa would raise the gate automatically), scream down Heritage Boulevard, rip the turn onto Strawbridge Place (ignoring the DEAD END sign and the speed limit and the CHILDREN PLAYING ideograms that are strung so liberally throughout TMAWH), thrash the speed bumps with his mighty radials, blast up the driveway of Number 15 Strawbridge Circle, cut a hard left around the backyard shed, careen into the backyard of Number 84 Mayapple Place, avoid its picnic table (tricky), get into their driveway and out onto Mayapple, which takes him to Bellewoode Valley Road, which runs straight to the exit of the Burbclave.