(From , and the pine tree). See Camphorata.
It is wine in which the bruised green leaves of the chamaepitys have been infused.
A name in Oribasius for the Erysimum, which see.
(From on the ground, and the radish,) the upper part of the root apium (P. AEgineta). It is also the dwarf radish.
See Palma minor.
(From on the ground, and the rose laurel). See AEgolethron.
(From and rubus, the bramble). See Chamemorus.
Spanish broom). Genistella. See Genista tinc-toria.
(From and a fig tree ).
See Capra Alpina.
(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.
The Egyptian name for coffee. See Coffea.
(From charaba, Arab). See Succinum.
(From a bulwark, or fence).
An epithet given to some plants which require support, as the vine, etc.
(From 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.
See Cinara spinosa.
(From joy, and the flux of women after child-birth.) So called from its usefulness to women in child-birth. See Artemisia.
The name of a cordial antidote mentioned by Galen.
(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.