scamonie (s.xii2)

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scamonie (s.xii2)


[ FEW: 11,276a scammonia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,638a scammonee; TL: ; DEAF:  scamonie; DMF:  scammonée; TLF:  scam(m)onée; OED:  scammony n.; MED:  scamoni(e n.; DMLBS: 2953a scamonia ]
scamenye,  scamoiné,  scamoné,  scamonee,  scamonoie,  scamoyné  


1 bot. pharm. scammony, Convolvulus scammonia, or a gum resin obtained from its root (used as a purgative)
( MS: s.xii2 ) Aprés si pernez demi unce de scamonie  8
( MS: s.xiiiin )  Pernez [...] aloen .j. unce, de scamonie dous  251
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  A le foie funt grevance scamonoie, aloé nient lavé, lapis lazuli, la perre armenike [...]  253.S53.17
( s.xiv2; MS: s.xiv2 )  Pernez .iiij. ouncez de aloen epatic, brionie, bacca, scamoiné, mirre ana .j. once, confiez od jus de fenuil e fetez piles  ii 209.24
( MS: s.xiv4/4 )  Scamonia: (B7) gallice et anglice scamoyné (var. (C5: s.xv2) scamoiné)  232
( 1430 )  .j. coffin de scamenye, pois .xx. li., valor [...]  114
( MS: s.xv )  pren scamoiné .ij. onces, sal armoniac .j. once [...]  98.S108
escamunie  scamoniate 
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