buckbean


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  • noun

Synonyms for buckbean

perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves

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Aquatic plants analysed were: buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata); water lilly (Nymphaea alba); water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile); and bottle sedge (Carex rostrata).
Other event sponsors include William Furs, Buckbean Brewing Company and vintners Brown-Foreman (Korbel/Fetzer).
10) Tecomate's Buckbeans is a blend of Milgarra Butterfly Pea and new Burgundy Bean, a fast-growing legume.
There are pebbles from special rivers, seeds, nuts and dried fruits from distant jungles, tiny wooden effigies, carved bone figures to keep away evil, buckbeans to nail over house-doors to keep off the evil eye, charms to ward off or provoke spells -- just about everything except aspirin or sticking-plaster.
Buckbeans is a perennial in the South and an annual in the North.