Sagapenum

Sagapenum

Sag`a*pe"num\, n. [L. sagapenon, sacopenium, Gr. ?: cf. F. sagapin, gomme sagapin, sagap['e]num, Ar. sikb[=i]naj, Per. sakb[=i]nah, sikb[=i]nah.] (Med.) A fetid gum resin obtained from a species of Ferula. It has been used in hysteria, etc., but is now seldom met with. --U. S. Disp.
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