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Definitions for euphorbium
eu·phor·bium

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. euphorbium, gum eurphorbium(noun)

    an acrid brown gum resin now used mainly in veterinary medicine

Wiktionary

  1. euphorbium(Noun)

    An acrid dull yellow or brown resin consisting of the concreted milky juice of several species of Euphorbia, formerly used as a purgative and emetic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Euphorbium(noun)

    an inodorous exudation, usually in the form of yellow tears, produced chiefly by the African Euphorbia resinifrea. It was formerly employed medicinally, but was found so violent in its effects that its use is nearly abandoned

    Etymology: [NL., fr. L. euphorbeum, from Gr. ; -- so called after Euphorbus, a Greek physician.]

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  1. Euphorbium

    Euphorbium, an acrid dull-yellow or brown resin, consisting of the concreted milky juice of several species of Euphorbia, cactus-like perennial plants indigenous to Morocco. It dissolves in alcohol, ether and turpentine; in water it is only slightly soluble. It consists of two or more resins and a substance euphorbone, C20H360 or C~5HI4O. Pliny the Elder states that the name of the drug was given to it in honor of Euphorbus, the physician of Juba II, king of Mauretania. In former times euphorbium was valued in medicine for its drastic, purgative and emetic properties.

How to pronounce euphorbium?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of euphorbium in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of euphorbium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of euphorbium

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