|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
polyneuritis pol·y·neu·ri·tis (pŏl'ē-n&oobreve;-rī'tĭs, -ny&oobreve;-)
Inflammation of several nerves at one time, marked by paralysis, pain, and muscle wasting. Also called multiple neuritis.