See Cassia lignea.


A walnut, (from Carya 1737 the head, because it is round like the head). See Juglans.

Ca Ryce, or Carycia. Galen says it is a costly food prepared by the Lydians. Varinus supposes it to be thus called, because it was black like the boiled walnuts; from Carya 1738 the walnut.


(From Caryedon 1739 a nut). See Alphitidon.


See Corallodendron.


A Portuguese name for the fruit of the Guinea palm tree. See also Ady.

Caryocostinum Elect

(From Caryocostinum Elect 1740 caryophillus, and composed of costus, so named from its ingredients). See Scammonium.


A tot. (From Caryon 1742 the head, from its rotundity.) This word is applied to all such fruit as inclose somewhat eatable within a hard shell. Plutarch says that the ancients called the walnut caryon. because it induces a heaviness and stupidity of spirits; probably derived from its causing sleep.

See Caros.

Caryon basilicon. See Juglans.

Caryon heracleoticon. A small nut, as a hazle nut or filbert; from Heraclea, in Pontus, whence it was brought into Greece.

Caryon lepton. A small nut, as filberts, or hazle nuts; from Caryon 1744 small.

Caryophyllatum Alcohol

See Caries.

Caryophylloides Cortex Caryo

PhiLlon Plinii, (from Caryophylloides Cortex Caryo 1748 caryophyllus, and likeness, from their resemblance to the July flower). See Cassia caryophyllata.

Caryophyllus Aromaticus America Nus

See Piper jamaicensis.

Caryophyllus hortensis. See Caryophillus ruber.

Caryophyllus indicus. See Anthelmia.

Caryophy' llus vulgaris. See Caryophillata.


(From Caryoti 1752 a nut ). See Dactylus Palmula.


See Terra Japonica.


i. e. Cassia, (from the Arabic term katsia, and this from katsa, to tear off ). Cassia; so called from the act of stripping the bark from the tree.

Casminaris Casmunar

See Cassummuniar.

C B. An abbreviation for Caspar Bauhine.

C. B. Pin. Caspar Bauhine's Pinax.

C. B. Matth. Casp. Bau. in Matthiolum.

C. B. Prod. Casp. Bauh. Prodromus Theatri bo-tanici.


(From the Arabic term katsa). See Thorax.

Cassale Vulnus

A term signifying a wound in the breast: (from the Arabian word cassa, a breast).


The fruit of the balsam tree.


From Cassatum 1753 a harlot; so called from being debilitated by too frequent meretricious commerce). Weak, spiritless; blood that is grumous, and hinders the passage of the circulating blood. It is a word of Paracelsus.