Solomon's-seal


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Sol′omon's seal′


n.
a talismanic symbol in the form of an interlaced outline of either a five-pointed or six-pointed star.
[1535–45]

Sol′omon's-seal`



n.
any plant of the genus Polygonatum, of the lily family, having a thick rootstock bearing seallike scars, greenish yellow flowers, and red or blue berries.
[1535–45]
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Noun1.Solomon's-seal - any of several plants of the genus Polygonatum having paired drooping yellowish-green flowers and a thick rootstock with scars shaped like Solomon's sealSolomon's-seal - any of several plants of the genus Polygonatum having paired drooping yellowish-green flowers and a thick rootstock with scars shaped like Solomon's seal
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Polygonatum, Polygonatum - sometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae
great Solomon's-seal, Polygonatum biflorum, Polygonatum commutatum - North American perennial herb with smooth foliage and drooping tubular greenish flowers
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SOLOMON'S-SEAL (POLYGONATUM BIFLORUM): AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS OF THE MEDICINAL PLANT IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.
Other deer favorites, like lily-family members Solomon's-seal, false Solomon's-seal, perfoliate bellwort, nodding trillium, and Turk's-cap lily become stunted and fruitless when over-browsed.