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Origin of colocynth
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Example sentences from the Web for colocynth
Those to be preferred are aloes, colocynth,50 and podophyllin.
The colocynth (Citrullus Colocynthis), locally called "pikrankoura" or "petrankoura," grows wild in some parts of the plains.Notes on Agriculture in Cyprus and Its Products|William Bevan
Morrison's pills contain aloes and colocynth; aloes is also the chief ingredient in Holloway's pills.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
She then ate one-half a colocynth, which made her terribly sick, causing a bloody diarrhea.Woman|William J. Robinson
I think I will send out a box of colocynth, and a bit of nice tender veal, to put him in good humour again.Girlhood and Womanhood|Sarah Tytler