Hartshorn plantain(Bot.), an annual species of plantain (Plantago Coronopus); — called also buck's- horn. Booth.Hartshorn shavings, originally taken from the horns of harts, are now obtained chiefly by planing down the bones of calves. They afford a kind of jelly. Hebert.Salt of hartshorn (Chem.), an impure solid carbonate of ammonia, obtained by the destructive distillation of hartshorn, or any kind of bone; volatile salts. Brande & C.Spirits of hartshorn(Chem.), a solution of ammonia in water; — so called because formerly obtained from hartshorn shavings by destructive distillation. Similar ammoniacal solutions from other sources have received the same name.

(Hart's"-tongue`) n. (Bot.) (a) A common British fern rare in America. (b) A West Indian fern, the Polypodium Phyllitidis of Linnæus. It is also found in Florida.

(Hart"wort`) n. (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe

The name is often vaguely given to other plants of the same order, as species of Seseli and Bupleurum.

(Har"um-scar"um) a. [Cf. hare,v. t., and scare, v. t.] Wild; giddy; flighty; rash; thoughtless. [Colloq.]

They had a quarrel with Sir Thomas Newcome's own son, a harum-scarum lad.

(Ha*rus`pi*ca"tion) n. See Haruspicy. Tylor.

(Ha*rus"pice) n. [F., fr. L. haruspex.] A diviner of ancient Rome. Same as Aruspice.

(Ha*rus"pi*cy) n. The art or practices of haruspices. See Aruspicy.

(Har"vest) n. [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. hærfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG. herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. karpo`s fruit. Cf. Carpet.]

1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and fruits, late summer or early autumn.

Seedtime and harvest . . . shall not cease.
Gen. viii. 22.

At harvest, when corn is ripe.

2. That which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gathered; a crop, as of grain or fruit.

Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe.
Joel iii. 13.

To glean the broken ears after the man
That the main harvest reaps.

(Hart"en) v. t. To hearten; to encourage; to incite. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Hart"ford) n. The Hartford grape, a variety of grape first raised at Hartford, Connecticut, from the Northern fox grape. Its large dark-colored berries ripen earlier than those of most other kinds.

Hart's clover
(Hart's" clo`ver) (Bot.) Melilot or sweet clover. See Melilot.

(Hart's"-ear`) n. (Bot.) An Asiatic species of Cacalia (C. Kleinia), used medicinally in India.

(Harts"horn`) n.

1. The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer.

2. Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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