Arnica montana


Arnica montana
Arnica Ar"ni*ca, n. [Prob. a corruption of ptarmica.] (Bot.) A genus of plants; also, the most important species ({Arnica montana}), native of the mountains of Europe, used in medicine as a narcotic and stimulant. [1913 Webster]

Note: The tincture of arnica is applied externally as a remedy for bruises, sprains, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Arnica montana — Tobacco To*bac co, n. [Sp. tabaco, fr. the Indian tabaco the tube or pipe in which the Indians or Caribbees smoked this plant. Some derive the word from Tabaco, a province of Yucatan, where it was said to be first found by the Spaniards; others… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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