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03:45 Mar 9, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: prêle
medicinal herb
Jennifer McDonald

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namedicinal horsetailAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nafield horsetailBranka Arrivé



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field horsetail

The Latin name for prêle is equisetum arvense (see
According to
its English equivalent is horsetail or field horsetail (to distinguish it from marsh horsetail).

    Reference: http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/horsetail.html
Branka Arrivé
Local time: 04:10
PRO pts in pair: 23
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medicinal horsetail

Medicinal horsetail(Equisetum arvense) should not be confused with its highly toxic relative, the marsh horsetail (Equisetum palustre). ...

    Natural Pharmacist Encyclopedia
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 04:10
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 187
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