MANNA (U.S., BR.)
\mˈanə jˌuːˈɛs], \mˈanə jˌuːˈɛs], \m_ˈa_n_ə__ j_ˌuː_ˈɛ_s]\
Definitions of MANNA (U.S., BR.)
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A saccharine exudation from Fraxinus ornus, flowering ash, a tree of the Mediterranean shores. It occurs as m. cannellata, flake m., m. in lacrimis, m. in tears or small flakes, and m. communis or m. in sortis, m. in sorts; employed as a laxative, especially for children, in doses of 31-2 (4.0-8.0).
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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