A process of the scapula, so called from uncus, a beak or hook, and form.
See Coracoides processus.
Probably the same with Andira, q. v.
Steel which melts in the fire, and may be cast into any form.
See Andira acu.
It is a tree which grows in Brasil, whose wood is proper for building. The fruit is a yellow kernel; it is bitter, astringent, and, if taken inwardly, it destroys worms; Э i. of it in powder is a dose.
(From a man,and froth,) so called because it was supposed to increase the seminal fluids. See Portulaca.
(From a man, and to cut). The dissection of a male subject.
Or AndraphaxIS,(from quickly,and to increase,) so called from its quick growth. See Atriplex foetida.
(From a man). See Hermaphroditus.
Manly, (from a man, - strong). It is metaphorically applied to strong wine, or wine from the island of Andros.
(From a man, and to generate). A succession of males.
i. e. Andronis pastilli, the troches of Andron. They are made with alum, balaus-tines, etc.
(From a man, and to eat). Man-eaters, cannibals. A few nations of this savage disposition still exist; and the inhabitants of New Zealand, our antipodes, are certainly such.
See Nardus Italica.
Andropogon schaenaxthis. See Juncus odo-ratus.
Tubulanaacetabulum, and also called umbilicus marin. cochlea caelata, acetabulum, marinum minus, fungus petraeus marinus, cotyledon marina, and sea navel-wort. It is a sub-marine production, found on the rocks and shells of fishes about the coasts of the Mediterranean. It consists of numerous, slender, short filaments, more or less bent or arched, of a whitish or gray colour, hard and brittle, bearing each upon the top a striated concave body, nearly of the figure of an inverted cone.
In powder it is given as a vermifuge and diuretic. It does not differ from coralline. In the flame of a candle, when dry, it yields a dazzling brightness, and the coralline does the same.