See Spadanae aquae.
(From an old person, and a dart,) a small ulcer like the head of a dart, appearing sometimes in the cornea of old people. See Bothrion.
A monstrous plant. Paracelsus.
Quicksilver. See Argent, vivumgesn. The abbreviation of Conradi Gesneri Historia Plantarum.
(From gesticulor, to dance about). Gesticulation. Oribasius described it as a middle kind of exercise betwixt dancing and mock fighting. It is the expression of the passions and feelings by action, as in the modern pantomime; and was formerly a gymnastic exercise.
Lin. Sp. Pl. 717; a plant with little smell, but of an austere taste; a native of North America, where it is celebrated as an astringent and tonic, and employed in diarrhoeas, dysenteries, and even supposed a specific for intermittents.
Geum urbanum, See Caryophyllata.
See Carcapuli fructu malo, etc.
And Gibbositas,(from gibbus, crooked). Gibbosity, crookedness . The chest and spine are both distorted by a faulty arrangement of the vertebrae. See Cyrtoides and Cyrtoma.
(From gabah, a hill, Hebrew). In botany it means having both sides convex.
Tumours behind the ears.
Or Gingipedium, (from gingiva, the gums, and brachium, the arm, or pes, the foot). The scurvy, in which the gums and arms, sometimes the feet, are affected. See Scorbutus.
Gingidium Hispanicum. See Visnaga.
A warm, wholesome bread, composed of flour, treacle, and ginger.
Or Git, (from ketsa, Hebrew). See Ni-gella Romana.
(From gith). See Nigellastrum.
(From galab, Hebrew). Smooth. In botany, applied to the leaf it means having a smooth even surface.
(Communis Lin. Sp. Pl. 52, from the sword-like shape of its leaf). French corn flag; xiphium, anactorion. Its root is tuberous and double; the leaves like those of the iris; the flower liliaceous, and divided into six segments. Itis cultivated in gardens, and flowers in June. The root is externally discutient; internally alexipharmic; and said to be aphrodisiac. See Raii Hist.
Gladiolus foetidus. See Iris foetidus.
Gladiolus luteus. See Iris palustris.
Or Glame. Sordid and swollen eyes. Glandes Unguenta Ri.AE. See Myrobalani.