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castoreum definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English castorium, from Latin castoreum, from castor Date: 14th century a bitter strong-smelling creamy orange-brown substance that consists of the dried perineal glands of the beaver and their secretion and is used especially by perfumers called also castor

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Castoreum Cas*to"re*um, n. [L. See Castor.] A peculiar bitter orange-brown substance, with strong, penetrating odor, found in two sacs between the anus and external genitals of the beaver; castor; -- used in medicine as an antispasmodic, and by perfumers.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. [L.] (Med.) Castor.



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