Sa Febris, (from bulla, a bubble). An epithet applied to the bullous or vesicular fever, from the appearance of the eruptions attending it. See Pemphigus.


(From Bumelia 1550 a particle of increase, and the ash). See Fraxinus.



Bunites Vinum

(From bunium, wild parsley). Wine of bunium. It was formerly made of bunium, two drachms; and must, four pints.


(From Bunium 1553 a little hill; so called from its tuberosity). Wild parsley; also called daucus petroselini, or coriandri folio; saxifraga montana minor. Seseli montanum Lin. Sp. Pi. 375. It grows in stony places, and is somewhat warm and diuretic.


(From Bupeina 1554 a particle of increase, and hunger). See Boulimos.


(From Buphagos 1556 and to eat). The name of an antidote in Marcellus Empiricus, which created a voracious appetite.


A distempered eye, (from Buphthalmus 1560 an ox, oculus; from its largeness like an ox's eye). See Exophthalmia.


(From Bupleuroides 1562 and forma). A plant which much resembles the bupleurum. Phyllis nobla Lin. Sp. Pi. 335.

Bupleurum Bupleuron

(From Bupleurum Bupleuron 1564 large, and a rib; so called from its having large ribs like filaments on its leaves). Hare's ear. Bupleurum falcatum Lin. Sp. Pi. 341. Also called auricula leporis, perfoliata, and hysophyllon. It grows on hilly places in France, flowers in July and August, is detersive and diuretic. Dale. For that called Bupleuron arborescens salicis folio, see Laserpitium vulga-rius.


(From Buprestis 1566 a cow, and to burn; so called because they destroy cattle which eat it). The burn cow. They are a kind of cantharides, and are possessed in some measure of the same virtues. It is also a name of an herb which was in much esteem among the Greeks as an esculent one.


A dish composed of oatmeal and water boiled to a moderate consistence, and eaten with butter. - It is a sailor's and a Highlander's aliment.


See Empetrum thymelae fo-liis.


And Burnea. Pitch. See Pix.


A scirrhous hernia, or a hard abscess. Avi-cenna.