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Headword: *)=asar
Adler number: alpha,4125
Translated headword: hazelwort
Vetting Status: high
A type of herb, which doctors use for the treatment of the ill.
Greek Original:
*)=asar: ei)=dos laxa/nou, w(=| ke/xrhntai oi( i)atroi\ ei)s qerapei/an tw=n nosou/ntwn.
Also (and more commonly) attested as a)/saron; in any event, Asarum europaeum. Its leaves have emetic/purgative properties if eaten moderately, but are toxic in large quantities.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 December 2001@13:47:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 13 December 2001@05:48:11.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 July 2011@07:04:10.


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