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 (văr′ō), Marcus Terentius 116-27 bc.
Roman scholar and encyclopedist who reputedly produced more than 600 volumes, covering nearly every field of knowledge.

Varro

(ˈværəʊ)
n
(Biography) Marcus Terentius (ˈmɑːkəs təˈrɛntɪəs). 116–27 bc, Roman scholar and satirist
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Cato says that the profits of agriculture are particularly pious or just (maximeque pius quaestus), and according to Varro the old Romans "called the same earth Mother and Ceres, and thought that they who cultivated it led a pious and useful life, and that they alone were left of the race of King Saturn."
The word is from the Latin villa which together with via, a way, or more anciently ved and vella, Varro derives from veho, to carry, because the villa is the place to and from which things are carried.
Varro Tyler, dean and professor emeritus of pharmacognosy (natural product pharmacy) at Purdue University, notes that most of the carminative oils in peppermint and other mints are relatively insoluble in water.
Robbers, James E, Ph.D., Tyler, Varro E., Ph.D., ScD., Tyler's Herbs of Choice, The Haworth Herbal Press, 1999.
A series of famous names will emphasise the obvious: Plautus, Terence, Varro, Cicero, Lucretius, Catullus, Virgil, Livy, Horace, Ovid, Seneca, Statius and Apuleius.
Varro Tyler said at a meeting on botanical medicine sponsored by the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.
In "Tyler's Herbs of Choice: The Therapeutic Use of Phyromedicinals" (Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Press Inc., 1999), the late Varro Tyler, Ph.D., an herbal authority, noted that other sesquiterpene lactone compounds related to parthenolide are present in feverfew and may act as vasoregulators.
In "Tyler's Herbs of Choice: The Therapeutic Use of phytomedicinals"(Binghamton, N.Y: Haworth Press Inc., 1999), the late Varro Tyler, Ph.D., an herbal authority, noted that other sesquiterpene lactone compounds related to parthenolide are present in feverfew and may act as vasoregulators.
The water osmolality in mosm/kg was measured on an automatic micro-osmometer (Wescor Varro 5520).
The suggestion is intriguing but hypothetical (the myth is unknown before Varro, and cannot be confirmed by Castriota's speculations) and raises questions Zeitlin should consider: Why does Aristophanes dramatize a myth of the distant past as a utopian present?
Of the many Latin texts that provide views on language, and in particular on linguistic change and variation, Varro's "De Lingua Latina" and Gellius'"Noctes Atticae," provide good examples of the perspectives of the stoic philosopher and of the antiquarian philologist.
"There's a wide variety of folkloric uses for noni juice, but all of the information we have on it is anecdotal," says herbal expert Varro Tyler, Ph.D.