Origin of bezoar
Examples from the Web for bezoar
The Arabic name of the bezoar (badesar) has the meaning of antidote.
The ancients, both Greeks and Latins, have no knowledge of the bezoar.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Other magic medicines exist such as aphrodisiacs, and bezoar stones.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
The oldest domesticated goats seem to be descended from the Bezoar goat (Capra ægagrus), from the mountains of southwestern Asia.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
It was called the bezoar stone, and was a concretion chiefly of resinous bile and magnesia, and the rest inert vegetable matter.