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Definition of bezoar

What does bezoar mean?

  1. Bezoar is the vernacular name of the Capra aegagrus, a species of Capra.
  2. Bezoar is the vernacular name of the Capra hircus aegagrus, a subspecies of Capra hircus.

Alternative definition

noun

  1. [chiefly British] A mass, usually of hair or undigested vegetable matter, found in an animal's intestines. A hairball.
  2. An enterolith.

Group

Bezoar is a musical group.

Music

"Bezoar" was the first official Conelrad release to date. It was released on April 2, 2004 jointly by Pittsburgh based labels Hope Records and Hardtravelin' Records. The release was a vinyl 7 inch, and the first pressing was 300 copies. The third track, "Paranoid Chant," is a cover of a Minutemen song.

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Google previewA History of the Materia Medica. - London, Longman, Hitsch, Hawes 1751 (1751)

by John Hill

The Occidenvtal Bezoar is a Stone found in the Stomach of an Animal, as the Oriental is, but differing from it in Colour and Texture. We seldom meet with small Occidental Bezoars. They are usually of the Size of a large Wallnut, often as big as ...

Google previewThe Malacofauna of Hong Kong and Southern China III (3 vols) (1994)

by Brian Morton, John Edward Morton

bezoar is a scallop predator since both recognised each other. Notwithstanding the scallop's escape response, R. bezoar successfully caught P. pvxidatus and although this may, in part, be a consequence ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

Bezoar was not known to the ancient Greeks, and is first taken notree of by the Arabians (as above mentioned), who extol it in a great variety of disorders, particularly agairfst poisons. Later writers also bestow extraordinary commendations on ...

Google previewLexicon physico-medicum (1736)

or, a New medicinal dictionary ... by John Quincy

BeZoar, from Pa-zabar, in the Biceps Cubiti, from bis, twice, Terfian Language signifying a De- and caput, a Head ; because it has ftroyer of Poison, whence it is ap- two Heads, of which one rises from plied to many things supposed to the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Capra bezoartica, the bezoar goat, is bearded, and has long, wrinkled, slender, upright, tapering, sharp-pointed horns. It is a native of Persia.

Google previewThe Harvard encyclopedia (1890)

a dictionary of language arts, sciences, and general literature

BEZOAR-STONE, bez'dr-ston [OF. bezoar— from Port. bezoar — from Pers. pad, expelling; zalwur, poison]: stony concretion found in the stomachs of goats or antelopes, and formerly much valued for imaginary medicinal virtues, particularly as ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

BEZOAR, in natural history, is a stony concretion f iund in the stomach of several animals of the goat kind. It is composed of Concentrical coats surrounding each other, with a small cavity in the middle, containing a bit of wood, straw, hair, or the  ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Its full name was Lapis bezoar orientate = Oriental bezoar stone. Not often met with, and having had attributed to it, without a S article of evidence, the power of acting asnn anti- ote to all poisons, as well as curing many diseases, it somotimos ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1806)

Bezoar was not known to the ancient Greeks. It was first taken notice of by the Arabians, who extol it in a great variety of disorders, particularly against poisons. Later writers also be- slow extraordinary commendations on it as a sudorific and  ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

BEZOAR treatment ol choice for anxiety and convulsive disorders and tor sedation, because they cause less drowsiness and are less likely lo be fatal il taken alone in an accidental overdose. Most benzodiazepines, often referred to as minor ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopaedia (1802)

or, A dictionary of facts, and useful knowledge, comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

BEZOAR, in natural history and medicine, is a calculous concretion, found in ...

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Scrabble value of B3E1Z10O1A1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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