adarce

Adarce

A*dar"ce\, n. [L. adarce, adarca, Gr. ?.] A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy. --Dana.
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