noun, plural fer·u·las, fer·u·lae [fer-oo-lee, fer-yoo-] /ˈfɛr ʊˌli, ˈfɛr yʊ-/.
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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|Thomas Carlyle
Of Umbelliferae there exists in the low country one Ferula, a small tree of unknown properties.The Highlands of Ethiopia|William Cornwallis Harris
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|Arnold Cooley
In this place we are called upon to consider, whether it be more agreeable to have Latin or the ferula at our fingers ends.The Comic Latin Grammar|Percival Leigh
There also are found in abundance the great umbelliferous plants—Ferula glauca, Ferula candelabra, and the Ferula asafœtida.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird