escamunie (s.xii3/3)

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escamunie (s.xii3/3)

[ FEW: 11,276a scamonnia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,638a scamonee; TL: 3,812 escamonie; DEAF: ; DMF:  scammonée; TLF:  scam(m)onée; OED:  scamonny n.; MED:  scamoni(e n.; DMLBS: 2953a scamonia ]
escamonee,  escamonie  


( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Galingal e escamonie  855
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  (a potion is) bien agusee De reubarbe e d’escamonee  6664
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  Les bestes qui paissent erbes laxatives ou laschans, cum sunt escamonee, titimale, ellebre et autres teilles, donnent mavais lait  277.S89.11
2fig.irritant, stimulus
( c.1185 )  Mult fu Evein de grant vesdie, Ele i mettra l’escamunie De son quer melz alumer  8850
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