Lotions of the smaller centaury or of stavesacre, and pomatum mixed with mercurial ointment, are very efficacious.
Delphinium, del-fin′i-um, n. a genus of Ranunculace comprising the larkspurs and stavesacre.
The vegeto-alkaline principle of the Delphinium staphysagria, or stavesacre.
An alkaloid discovered by Lassaigne and Feneulle in Delphinium staphysagria or stavesacre.
herbal plant of the Delphinium family, c.1400, from Latin staphisagria, from Greek staphis agria, literally "wild raisin," from staphis "raisin" + agria, fem. of agrios "wild," literally "living in the fields," from agros "field" (see acre).