An Egyptian word for a mass which is made of the meal of darnel, hemp seed, and water. It is inebriating.


(From Boscas 1462 to feed). A sort of dry pitch, which is tenacious like bird lime. Also the mallard.

Bos Indina

See Bubalus.


See Plumbum.


(Botanicon 1466herba). The name of a ter described by P. AEgineta, and made of herbs.


(Arabic,) hath three significations among the Arabians. 1. Tumours in general; 2. A tumour with a solution of continuity; and 3. Small tumours, which is the most correct interpretation. It has been supposed to signify an abscess of the nostrils, or transitory pimples in the face. The Arabians call the small pox and measles by this name.


Vel Botrion, (in Greek, Bothrion 1467 a little pit). A small pit, (from a ditch). This word is used to express a small clean ulcer of the cornea, equal to the head of a pin, called also caeloma. I it should be an internal lamina of the cornea, it creates the disease called gerontoxon, and a staphyloma succeeds. See Sauvages' Nosologia Methodica. Also the alveoli, or sockets of the teeth.


See Terebinthina.

Botou Botoua

See Pareira brava.


A plant found on the coast of Africa. Its berries are eaten as food, and a decoction of its roots recommended in internal inflammations of the breast. It resembles the pareira, but its botanical relations are not fully known.

Botritis Botryites

Botrites, (from Botritis Botryites 1469 a cluster, properly of grapes). See Cadmia.

Botus Botia

Or Botus Barbatus. It is a chemical vessel, called a cucurbit, (see Cucur-bita); also a vessel placed upon a vessel; a vessel for fusion, or a desensorium; a chemical furnace in which distillation is performed by descent; a crucible.


See Cucumis agrestis, and Pudendum muliebre.


The Greek word from whence bubo is taken, (see Bubo). It signifies the groin, sometimes. the glands in the groin; and a tumour of the glands in the neck, arm pits, behind the ears, or of any external glandular part.


(From Bouceras 1471 an ox, and a horn).

So called from the figure of the seed. See Fenum Graecum.


(Chinese). Sec Thaea.


(From Bounias 1479 a bunch). See Bunias.


La. See Suspensor.


See Pareira brava.


(From Bovillae 1480 an ox). The measles: so called because cattle were supposed subject to it. Turton says, it may perhaps rather mean the cow pox. See Morbilli.