Colocynth

• (n.) The light spongy pulp of the fruit of the bitter cucumber (Citrullus, / Cucumis, colocynthis), an Asiatic plant allied to the watermelon; coloquintida. It comes in white balls, is intensely bitter, and a powerful cathartic. Called also bitter apple, bitter cucumber, bitter gourd.
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colocynth

(Citrullus colocynthis), hairy-stemmed climbing vine, of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), native to the Mediterranean region. The colocynth has ...
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Colocynth

Col'ocynth noun [ Latin colocynthis , Greek .... Confer Coloquintida .] (Medicine) The light spongy pulp of the fruit of the bitter cucumber ( Citrullus, or Cucumis, colocynthis ), an Asiatic plant allied to the watermelon; coloquintida. It comes in white balls, is intensely b...
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colocynth

The peeled dried fruit of Citrullus colcynthis (family Cucurbitaceae), an herb of the sandy shores of the Mediterranean, resembling somewhat the watermelon plant; formerly widely used as a cathartic and laxative. ... Synonym: bitter apple. ... Origin: G. Kolokynthe, the round gourd or pumpkin ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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colocynth

Type: Term Pronunciation: kol′ō-sinth Definitions: 1. The peeled dried fruit of Citrullus colcynthis (family Cucurbitaceae), an herb that grows on the sandy shores of the Mediterranean, resembling somewhat the watermelon plant; formerly widely used as a cathartic and laxative. Synonyms: bitter apple
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