rusma

Rusma

Rus"ma\, n. [Corrupt. from Turk. khyryzma a paste used as a depilatory, fr. Gr. ? an unguent; cf. F. rusma.] A depilatory made of orpiment and quicklime, and used by the Turks. See Rhusma.
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