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mandragora

See also: Mandragora

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mandragora

NounEdit

mandragora (uncountable)

  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.

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

mandragora f (plural mandragore)

  1. mandrake

SynonymsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

mandragorā

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

Old SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mãnˈdɾa.ɡo.ɾa]

NounEdit

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.

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

mandragora

NounEdit

mandragora f

  1. mandrake (plant)

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

mandràgora f (Cyrillic spelling мандра̀гора)

  1. mandrake

DeclensionEdit