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- n. Poisoning by ingestion of seeds of the wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A convulsive disease, resembling ergotism, believed to be due to the eating of the seeds of the wild radish (Raphanus Raphanistrum).
Whereas the pains of the raphania, or painful convulsion, commence with coldness of the part, or of the extremities.