coloquintida


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coloquintida

(ˌkɒləˈkwɪntɪdə)
n
(Plants) another name for colocynth
[C14: from Medieval Latin, from colocynthid- colocynth]
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"Thou shalt not cry out," he writes, "Mars in olla, Death is in the pot; that little leaf of Coloquintida which was in it, is taken out, and the children of the Prophets may tast of the broth without danger" ("To the Reader").