What is another word for Bryonia?

Pronunciation: [bɹa͡ɪˈə͡ʊni͡ə] (IPA)

Bryonia, also known as white bryony, is a plant that belongs to the cucumber family. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and diuretic properties. Besides its scientific name, there are other synonyms for this plant, including wild hops, devil's turnip, English mandrake, and snake grape. These synonyms are often used interchangeably to refer to this herbaceous vine that is native to Europe and parts of Asia. Despite its numerous health benefits, bryonia can be toxic if not properly prepared, and should only be used under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional.

What are the hypernyms for Bryonia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Bryonia

5.-Pterocera Bryonia, the Red Sea spider-shell 170 Fig.
"The Evolution of the Dragon"
G. Elliot Smith
Upon these statues, representations of the Red Sea shell Pterocera Bryonia are sculptured in low relief.
"The Evolution of the Dragon"
G. Elliot Smith
A case is reported on the page before me of a soldier affected with acute inflammation in the chest, who took successively aconite, Bryonia, nux vomica, and pulsatilla, and after thirty-eight days of treatment remained without any important change in his disease.
"The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

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