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ar·ni·ca

 (är′nĭ-kə)
n.
1. Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Arnica in the composite family, having opposite, simple leaves and yellow or orange flower heads.
2. A tincture of the dried flower heads of the European species A. montana, applied externally to reduce the pain and inflammation of bruises and sprains.

[New Latin Arnica, genus name.]

arnica

(ˈɑːnɪkə)
n
1. (Plants) any N temperate or arctic plant of the genus Arnica, typically having yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Pharmacology) the tincture of the dried flower heads of any of these plants, esp A. montana, used in treating bruises
[C18: from New Latin, of unknown origin]

ar•ni•ca

(ˈɑr nɪ kə)

n., pl. -cas.
any composite plant of the genus Arnica, having opposite leaves and yellow flower heads.
[1745–55; < New Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arnica - used especially in treating bruisesarnica - used especially in treating bruises
tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
Arnica montana - herb of pasture and open woodland throughout most of Europe and western Asia having orange-yellow daisylike flower heads that when dried are used as a stimulant and to treat bruises and swellings
2.arnica - any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnicaarnica - any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica
genus Arnica - large genus of herbs of north temperate and Arctic regions
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
3.arnica - an ointment used in treating bruisesarnica - an ointment used in treating bruises
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
Translations

arnica

[ˈɑːnɪkə] Nárnica f

arnica

n (Bot) → Arnika f

arnica

n (bot)árnica
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His only remark was, "There's some new stuff, cuticura or something, which is better than arnica." Some people have such extraordinary notions of humor.
"I declare, it really seems like being a fine young lady, to come home from the party in a carriage and sit in my dressing gown wit a maid to wait on me," said Meg, as Jo bound up her foot with arnica and brushed her hair.
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