Definitions starting with C

ID #3849

cancer-tree, cancer-bush, cancer-plant

[cf. SA cancer-bush different sp.] n. a shrub, Jacaranda coerulea: 1889 Cancer plant (Gardner 397). 1978 Cancer bush . . used to bathe skin cancer (Higgs 9). = CHEESE BUSH, CLOCK BUSH, HORSE BUSH 4, WHAT O'CLOCK (Inagua)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-09 16:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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