Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds, noted especially in ancient Galatia, Asia Minor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin and to treat leprosy.

Etymologies

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Latin adarce, adarca, Ancient Greek.

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