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Scammony

Scam´mo`ny   Pronunciation: skăm´mô`nŷ
n.1.(Bot.) A species of bindweed or Convolvulus (C. Scammonia).
2.An inspissated sap obtained from the root of the Convolvulus Scammonia, of a blackish gray color, a nauseous smell like that of old cheese, and a somewhat acrid taste. It is used in medicine as a cathartic.
Noun1.scammony - tropical American morning glory
2.scammony - resin from the root of Convolvulus scammonia
3.scammony - twining plant of Asia Minor having cream to purple flowers and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resin
Ipomoea orizabensis, morning glory
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