\sˈaɡe͡ɪpnəm], \sˈaɡeɪpnəm], \s_ˈa_ɡ_eɪ_p_n_ə_m]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A gum-resin, supposed to be obtained from the Ferula Persica. Ord. Umbelliferae. Sex. Syst. Pentandria Digynia. Its odour is fetid and alliaceous; taste pungent, bitterish, nauseous. It is in small, agglutinated masses of a yellow colour; tenacious; breaking with a horny fracture. It is a reputed antispasmodic and emmenagogue.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland