haematoxylon


haematoxylon
hae·ma·tox·y·lon -'täk-sə-.län n
1) cap a genus of tropical American bushy and usu. thorny leguminous trees with clusters of small yellow flowers that include the logwood (H. campechianum)
2) the wood or dye of logwood

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Hae·ma·tox·y·lon (he″mə-tokґsə-lon) [haemato- + Gr. xylon wood] a genus of trees of the family Leguminosae, native to Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. H. campechiaґnum L. is campechy or logwood, whose heartwood contains tannin, hematoxylin, and resin, and yields a purplish-red dye.

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  • haematoxylon — ● haematoxylon nom masculin Arbre (césalpiniacée) qui fournit le bois de campêche. haematoxylon [ematɔksilɔ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1846, Hématoxyle, Bescherelle; lat. sc. Haematoxylon campechianum; de haemato , var. de hémato (→ Héma ), et grec xylon «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Haematoxylon — H[ae]m a*tox y*lon ( l[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a i^ma blood + xy lon wood.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the {Haematoxylon Campechianum} or logwood tree, native in Yucatan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haematoxylon — [hē΄mə täk′sə län΄, hem΄ətäk΄sə län΄] n. 〚ModL /span> HAEMATO + Gr xylon, wood〛 LOGWOOD: see also HEMATOXYLIN * * * …   Universalium

  • haematoxylon — [hē΄mə täk′sə län΄, hem΄ətäk΄sə län΄] n. [ModL < HAEMATO + Gr xylon, wood] LOGWOOD: see also HEMATOXYLIN …   English World dictionary

  • haematoxylon — n. leguminous tree native to the Yucatan, Haematoxylon campechianum, logwood tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Haematoxylon — noun small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees • Syn: ↑Haematoxylum, ↑genus Haematoxylum, ↑genus Haematoxylon • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinioideae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haematoxylon — Haematoxўlon L., Pflanzengattg. der Leguminosen. Der Kampescheholzbaum (H. Campechiānum L.) Süd und Mitteleuropas liefert das in der Färberei benutzte, früher offizinelle Blau , Blut oder Kampescheholz, dessen wirksamer Bestandteil das… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • haematoxylon — hae·ma·tox·y·lon …   English syllables

  • Haematoxylon Campechianum — Haematoxylon H[ae]m a*tox y*lon ( l[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a i^ma blood + xy lon wood.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the {Haematoxylon Campechianum} or logwood tree, native in Yucatan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haematoxylon — Гематоксилон — Haematoxylon campecheanum L. Кампешевое дерево.Сем.: Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Бобовые.Тропическая Америка, возделывается в Юж. Азии.Прим. часть: высушенная древесина ствола и ветвей.Тинктура: по § 4 с 90° спиртом.Содерж. лекарств. в ва: 1/10.Употр …   Справочник по гомеопатии


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