from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of asclepiadaceous shrubs.
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An ointment made of the fruit of the emblica myrabolans soaked in the milky juice of the milk hedge plant, of the soma plant, the calotropis gigantea, and the juice of the fruit of the vernonia anthelmintica, will make the hair white.
(_calotropis_) to be but 72°, whilst the damp sand in the bed of the river where it grew was from 90° to 104°.