opium (s.xii2)

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opium (s.xii2)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,374b opium; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,235b opium; TL: ; DEAF:  opium; DMF:  opium; TLF:  opium; OED:  opium n. / opie n.1; MED:  opium n. / opi(e n.; DMLBS: 2033a opium ]
Lat. opii,  opio  


1med.pharm.opium (an analgesic and soporific medicinal preparation derived from juice of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum)
( MS: s.xii2 )  Le mandragone dunez l'en a beivre em vin a cels que l'en taille de plaie del chief (=who is being operated on for a head wound) [...] Uncore lur dune l'en a beivre opium que l'en fait en ceste guise  252
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mente et opium mellé ensemble mete l'en sore  i 195
( c.1300 )  Opium, yveroingne beu od mangier funt mal a la cervelle  87.5365
opium miconis
med.pharm.unidentified type of opium
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mes jo fas triffe la grant ovekes opio miconis  i 215
opium thebaicum
med.pharm.opium considered as coming from Thebes (Egypt)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Et li doigne [l'en] triffe la grant ovekes la decoction de giloffre en vin ou il n'i ait point de opium thebaicum ne de tranense  i 215
opium (de) tranense
med.pharm.opium considered as coming from Trani in Apulia (Italy)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  l'en donkes triffe le grant sans opio thebaico ou tranensi ovesques vin de la decoction arthemesie  i 241.173
opiate  opie 
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