spodium (s.xiiim)

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spodium (s.xiiim)


[FEW: *12,201a spodion; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,711a spode; TL: ; DEAF:  spode (*); DMF:  spodium; TLF: ; OED:  spodium n.; MED:  spodium n.; DMLBS: 3166c spodium]


1(Latin)  alchem.med.spodium, powder obtained from various burnt substances, including ivory, and used as a medicinal ingredient
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 ) Se veines sont purries, pregne sanc de dragon O mirre o encens o bol erminicon, U croc o spodion, o aristelogie  ii 102.705
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 ) Le foie confortent ces choses: le fust d'aloez, camfora, ambra, squinantum, [...] reubarbe, reuponticum, spodium [...]  252.S53.3
( s.xiv2; MS: s.xiv2 ) triblez spodium le peiz de une mai[l]e o ad plus de une dener od eue freid e donez ad bevre  ii 274
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