بياش

English translation: Aconite

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Arabic term or phrase:البيش -نبات البيش
English translation:Aconite
Entered by: Tharaa Hafez

16:14 Jan 17, 2003
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Arabic term or phrase: بياش
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What is بياش ?
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Tharaa Hafez
Egypt
Local time: 10:32
aconite, also called monks-hood
Explanation:
Assuming the sentence is about a sale of some plants,
then the singular term is بيش, the plural أبياش defined by Al-Munjid as follows:

نباتات عشـبية معمرة سامة من فصيلة الحوذانيات تعيش خاصة في المناطق الجبلية فيها سم قاتل يسـتعمل في الطب كدواء ضد التشـنج

Al-Mawrid suggests "aconite," "monkshood," or "wolfsbane." The American Heritage Dictionary defines "aconite" as follows:

"Also called monks-hood or wolfsbane.

1. Any of various, usually poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum, having tuberous roots, palmately lobed leaves, blue or white flowers with large hoodlike upper sepals, and an aggregate of follicles.

2. The dried leaves and roots of some of these plants, which yield a poisonous alkaloid that was formerly used medicinally."

On the Internet, there are many pictures of various subspecies of this plant. Here is a sample:

http://www.homeopathyaustralia.com/Aconitum_Napellus.html
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Fuad Yahya
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Thank you Sir, I'll take the term Aconite as it is what I found too .
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aconite, also called monks-hood


Explanation:
Assuming the sentence is about a sale of some plants,
then the singular term is بيش, the plural أبياش defined by Al-Munjid as follows:

نباتات عشـبية معمرة سامة من فصيلة الحوذانيات تعيش خاصة في المناطق الجبلية فيها سم قاتل يسـتعمل في الطب كدواء ضد التشـنج

Al-Mawrid suggests "aconite," "monkshood," or "wolfsbane." The American Heritage Dictionary defines "aconite" as follows:

"Also called monks-hood or wolfsbane.

1. Any of various, usually poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum, having tuberous roots, palmately lobed leaves, blue or white flowers with large hoodlike upper sepals, and an aggregate of follicles.

2. The dried leaves and roots of some of these plants, which yield a poisonous alkaloid that was formerly used medicinally."

On the Internet, there are many pictures of various subspecies of this plant. Here is a sample:

http://www.homeopathyaustralia.com/Aconitum_Napellus.html


    Reference: http://www.homeopathyaustralia.com/Aconitum_Napellus.html
Fuad Yahya
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PRO pts in pair: 2542
Grading comment
Thank you Sir, I'll take the term Aconite as it is what I found too .

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