noun, plural fer·u·las, fer·u·lae [fer-oo-lee, fer-yoo-] /ˈfɛr ʊˌli, ˈfɛr yʊ-/.
Origin of ferula
Examples from the Web for ferula
Historical Examples of ferula
An inferior sort is the product of certain species of Ferula.
Perhaps the ferula had been applied to him at Constantinople in old days.The Roman and the Teuton
With a bounding heart, he tossed away his ferula, and hastened to the scene, where joys for evermore seemed calling on him.The Life of Friedrich Schiller
This substance is described in the London Pharmacopia as a gum resin, the production of an uncertain species of Ferula.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Ferrule” must be distinguished from “ferule” or “ferula,” properly the Latin name of the “giant fennel.