Chamaepeuce

(From Chamaepeuce 2012 , and the pine tree). See Camphorata.

Chamaepituinum Vinum

It is wine in which the bruised green leaves of the chamaepitys have been infused.

Chamaeplion

A name in Oribasius for the Erysimum, which see.

Chamaeraphanum

(From Chamaeraphanum 2016 on the ground, and the radish,) the upper part of the root apium (P. AEgineta). It is also the dwarf radish.

Chamaeriphes

See Palma minor.

Chamaerododendron

(From Chamaerododendron 2018 on the ground, and the rose laurel). See AEgolethron.

Chamaerubus

(From Chamaerubus 2020 and rubus, the bramble). See Chamemorus.

Chamaespartium

(From Chamaespartium 2021 and

Spanish broom). Genistella. See Genista tinc-toria.

Chamaesyce

(From Chamaesyce 2023 and a fig tree ).

See Peplion.

Chambroch

See Trifolum.

Chamois

See Capra Alpina.

Chamomilla

See Chamaemelum.

Champacam

(Indian.) A large tall tree in the East Indies, which bears fragrant flowers twice a year, and not fruit until it is advanced in age. Ray thinks it is the champaca of Bontius. Michelia champaca Lin. Sp. Pi. 756. The dried root of its bark is an emmena-gogue: the flowers are reckoned cordial.

Chaova

The Egyptian name for coffee. See Coffea.

Charabe

(From charaba, Arab). See Succinum.

Characias

(From Characias 2025 a bulwark, or fence).

An epithet given to some plants which require support, as the vine, etc.

Character

(From Character 2026 to engrave.) In botany and nosology it is that assemblage of marks by which the species of plants or diseases are distinguished from each other. Character signifies also an hereditary disposition to some particular disease.

In chemistry it is a mark importing a particular substance; or it is a sign invented to represent the principal substances and operations in a concise manner.

Charantia

See Momordica.

Chardone

See Cinara spinosa.

Charistolochia

(From Charistolochia 2027 joy, and the flux of women after child-birth.) So called from its usefulness to women in child-birth. See Artemisia.

Charme Charmis

The name of a cordial antidote mentioned by Galen.

Charonius

(From Charon, the boatman of the Styx, surrounded by noxious vapours.) Charonian. An epithet for caves, some of which are in Italy, where the air is loaded with deleterious vapours.