An inferior sort is the product of certain species of ferula.
Ferrule” must be distinguished from “ferule” or “ferula,” properly the Latin name of the “giant fennel.
This substance is described in the London Pharmacopia as a gum resin, the production of an uncertain species of ferula.
There also are found in abundance the great umbelliferous plants—ferula glauca, ferula candelabra, and the ferula asafœtida.
Perhaps the ferula had been applied to him at Constantinople in old days.
The old gentleman jumped up, ferula in hand, and darted across the school, and saw himself upon the fatal slate.
With a bounding heart, he tossed away his ferula, and hastened to the scene, where joys for evermore seemed calling on him.
Of Umbelliferae there exists in the low country one ferula, a small tree of unknown properties.
In this place we are called upon to consider, whether it be more agreeable to have Latin or the ferula at our fingers ends.