\mˌʌstɐsˈiːəm], \mˌʌstɐsˈiːəm], \m_ˌʌ_s_t_ɐ_s_ˈiː__ə_m]\
Definitions of MUSTACEUM
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From Mustancea a kind of laurus used in making it. A kind of weddingcake used by the ancients, which consisted of meal, aniseend, cummin, and several other aromaties; its object- it has been conceived- being to prevent or remove the indigestion occasioned by too great indulgence at the marriage feast. laureolum in mustaceo quaerere- "to seek for glory in pitifil performances."- Cicero.
By Robley Dunglison