Words nearby gentian
Origin of gentian
Examples from the Web for gentian
Take three scruples each of mugwort, myrrh, gentian and pill.
Modern physicians find one species of Gentian soporific and use it to procure sleep for the weary sufferer.A Garden with House Attached|Sarah Warner Brooks
A little compound tincture of gentian and water may be used in place of the compound infusion of the British Pharmacopeia.
Give an infusion of gentian, one ounce, and one to two ounces tincture of opium.Riding and Driving|Edward L. Anderson
I do want that gentian dress got ready, but now I simply can't give it to her to do.'Fraternity|John Galsworthy