From 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.
A fish found in the Mediterranean sea; also called lavor onus.
Cod fish. See Asellus major.
See Peruvianum Balsamum.
J (from excrement, and to expel). Ointments, that, by being nibbed on the fundament, procure stools. P. AEgineta, lib. vii. ix.
(From 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 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.
(From bad, and the voice). See Paraphronia.
Qua-hoitl, Cacavata. See Cacao.
(From caco, to go to stool). A name given by Sylva to a kind of intermittent fever attended with copious stools.
A Patronymic, according to Castel-lus. A pill commended by Baglivi against the dysentery; its basis is the catechu.
The peccant matter in the human body secreted but not immediately expelled.
See Cete Admirable.
See Buphthalmum verum.
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.