Origin of May apple
Examples from the Web for may apple
From the tincture of the root (rhizomes) of may-apple (Podophyllum peltatum).
His daughter smiled, and asked him some idle question about the May-apple and the Judas-tree.Audrey|Mary Johnston
And when he came to the May-apple he wrote that the sweetish fruit was “eaten by pigs and boys.”Some Spring Days in Iowa|Frederick John Lazell
She was terribly stiff and she had slept near a bed of May-apple blossoms.More Tish|Mary Roberts Rinehart
She use to bile down the roots from may-apple, snake root and blood root, and make her medicine.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration