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  • n. Alternative form of sumbal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The musky root of an Asiatic umbelliferous plant, Ferula Sumbul. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An East Indian name of the spikenard (Nardostachys Jatamansi), the valerian, and the musk-root (Ferula Sumbul), more especially of their roots. The musk-root is the commercial sumbul. See cut under spikenard.


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