Aroph

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aroph A barbarous word used by the old chemists to designate various medical remedies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aroph A name formerly given to saffron.
    • n aroph A chemical preparation concocted by Paracelsus, used as a remedy for urinary calculus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
A contraction of aro,ma ph,ilosophorum

Usage

In literature:

I flattered myself that she would mention the aroph, but she did not do so.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. III (of VI), "The Eternal Quest" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
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