Hippomanes

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hippomanes hip-om′an-ēz an ancient love-philtre obtained from a mare or foal
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

I have not the luck of Hippomanes.
"The Golden Dog" by William Kirby
Bring hippomanes, Fierce philtre from the frantic, brooding mare!
"The Elegies of Tibullus" by Tibullus
However, the name Hippomanes was applied to two other things.
"Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853" by Various
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