Mandragora officinarum


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Noun1.Mandragora officinarum - a plant of southern Europe and North Africa having purple flowers, yellow fruits and a forked root formerly thought to have magical powersMandragora officinarum - a plant of southern Europe and North Africa having purple flowers, yellow fruits and a forked root formerly thought to have magical powers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Mandragora, Mandragora - a genus of stemless herbs of the family Solanaceae
mandrake, mandrake root - the root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic
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Mandragora Officinarum, the Mandrake, excites voluptuous emotions if eaten.