|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
Robbins Rob·bins (rŏb'ĭnz), Frederick Chapman. Born 1916.
American microbiologist. He shared a 1954 Nobel Prize for work on the cultivation of the polio virus.