from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A former genus of perennial herbs, mostly European, of the natural order Leguminosæ, now mostly united with Lathyrus, a few species belonging to Vicia. See bitter-vetch and heath-pea.
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Gilbert divides the bowels into six sections, viz., the duodenum jejunum and ileum, and the orobus, colon and longaon (rectum).