noun, plural scam·mo·nies.
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Origin of scammony
OTHER WORDS FROM scammonyscam·mo·ni·ate [ska-moh-nee-it], /skæˈmoʊ ni ɪt/, adjective
Words nearby scammony
Example sentences from the Web for scammony
When pure or virgin scammony can be procured it is an unnecessary preparation.
Thus Scammony does not act so well, and does not gripe, when the bowels are lined with mucus.
This is probably the case with such as Castor-oil, Scammony, and Jalap, which are simply cathartic in their action.
The resins of Jalap, Scammony, and other such substances, are affirmed to pass out along with them.
Thou cleanest the stomach like scammony, the lungs like hyssop; thou purgest the head like pyrethrig.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau