See Nitrum.


Caballica Ars

From Caballica Ars 1585 to throw down). A term in gymnastics, importing among wrest-lers the art of foiling, or throwing an antagonist down.


(From caballus,ahorse). See Aloes.

Cabassonus Massiliensium

A fish found in the Mediterranean sea; also called lavor onus.


Cod fish. See Asellus major.


See Nitrum.

Cabureiba Caburiiba

See Peruvianum Balsamum.


J (from Cacagoga 1586 excrement, and to expel). Ointments, that, by being nibbed on the fundament, procure stools. P. AEgineta, lib. vii. ix.


(From Cacalia 1588 bad, and exceedingly, because it is mischievous to the soil on which it grows,) also called leontice veterum, cacamum, and strange bolt's foot. Cacalia Alpina Lin. Sp. Pi. 1170. Nat. order corymbifera, Jussieu; compositiae discoideae Lin.

It grows in shady places. Paulus of AEgina, and Dioscorides, suppose this to be the cacanum; for their virtues are similar to the common sort, for which see Tussilago. The c. sonchifolia, Lin. 1169, is esteemed a febrifuge, an expectorant, and useful in diarrhoeas.


(From Cacalianthemum 1590 and, a flowcr, because its flower resembles that of the cacalia,) so called by Dr. Dillenius: the cabbage tree, and the carnation tree. Cacalia kleinia Lin. Sp. Pi. 1 168. Originally it was brought from the Canary islands; and another species came from the Cape of Good Hope. See Miller's Dict.


See Cacalia.


(From Cacaphonia 1592 bad, and the voice). See Paraphronia.

Cacari Cacavffera Cacava

Qua-hoitl, Cacavata. See Cacao.

Cacatoria Febris

(From caco, to go to stool). A name given by Sylva to a kind of intermittent fever attended with copious stools.


See Cassada.


A Patronymic, according to Castel-lus. A pill commended by Baglivi against the dysentery; its basis is the catechu.

Cacedonium Tartarum

The peccant matter in the human body secreted but not immediately expelled.


See Cete Admirable.


See Buphthalmum verum.


A little stone or pebble. Suidas makes it the name of an animal. Galen says that the cachleces heated in the fire, and quenched in whey, become astringents, and useful in dysentery.


See Terra Japonica.


(Indian,) or solarium pomiferum folio rotundo tenui. It grows only on the mountains of Peru. It is. a shrub of an extraordinary greenness: the leaves are thin and round: the fruit resembles the mad apple, is of an ash colour and a grateful taste. The Indians use it as a diuretic, and to expel concretions from the kidneys. Raii Hist. It is, undoubtedly, a species of solatium, but it does not occur in the Linnaean system.