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: an ancient remedy for colic containing opium, saffron, euphorbium, henbane, spikenard, and honey

Word History


Late Latin, after Latin Philon-, Philo, 1st century a.d. Greek physician

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“Philonium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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