mandragora

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mandragora

Noun[edit]

mandragora (countable and uncountable, plural mandragoras)

  1. Mandrake; often specifically mandrake root, traditionally used as a narcotic
    • 1933 January 30, H.L. Mencken, “The Coolidge Mystery”, in H.L. Mencken On Politics[1], ISBN 0801853427, published 1996, page 136:
      The worst fodder for a President is not poppy and mandragora, but strychnine and adrenalin.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandragora f (plural mandragore)

  1. mandrake

Synonyms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandragorā

  1. ablative singular of mandragorās
  2. vocative singular of mandragorās

Old Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin mandragorān, accusative of mandragorās, from Ancient Greek μανδραγόρας (mandragóras).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mãnˈdɾa.ɡo.ɾa]

Noun[edit]

mandragora f (plural mandragoras)

  1. mandrake
    • Et ſu uertud ſe mueſtra contra los otros toſſicos. ſi non contra aquellos que naſcen de tierra. por que ſon de natura frios. aſſi como mandragoras. o bellinno, o otras coſas que ſon daquella natura.
      And its virtue is shown against the other poisons, those that sprout from the earth, because they are cold by nature; such as mandrakes, or henbane or other things of that nature.

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

mandragora

Noun[edit]

mandragora f

  1. mandrake (plant)

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mandrǎɡora/
  • Hyphenation: man‧dra‧go‧ra

Noun[edit]

mandràgora f (Cyrillic spelling мандра̀гора)

  1. mandrake

Declension[edit]