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- n. Obsolete form of herbalist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A herbalist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See herborist.
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As "Feverfue," it was ordered, by the Magi of old, "to be pulled from the ground with the left hand, and the fevered patient's name must be spoken forth, and the herbarist must not look behind him."
The chief workman (or, as I may call him, the founder of this device) is Carolus Clusius, the noble herbarist whose industry hath wonderfully stirred them up into this good act.