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ˈbi zɔr, -zoʊrbe·zoar

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  1. bezoar(Noun)

    A mass, usually of hair or undigested vegetable matter, found in an animal's intestines. A hairball.

  2. bezoar(Noun)

    An enterolith.

  3. Origin: From pâdzahr , meaning "to expel poison." (In ancient times, bezoars from animals were ground up and ingested as remedies for various maladies and as antidotes to poisons.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bezoar(noun)

    a calculous concretion found in the intestines of certain ruminant animals (as the wild goat, the gazelle, and the Peruvian llama) formerly regarded as an unfailing antidote for poison, and a certain remedy for eruptive, pestilential, or putrid diseases. Hence: Any antidote or panacea

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  1. Bezoar

    A bezoar is a mass found trapped in the gastrointestinal system, though it can occur in other locations. A pseudobezoar is an indigestible object introduced intentionally into the digestive system. There are several varieties of bezoar, some of which have inorganic constituents and others organic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bezoar

    bē′zōr, n. a stony concretion found in the stomachs of goats, antelopes, llamas, chamois, &c., formerly esteemed an antidote to all poisons. [Through Sp. bezaar and Ar. bāzahr, from Pers. pād-zahr, counter-poison, zahr, poison.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bezoar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bezoar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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