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abrŏtŏnum (or better, hab- ), i, n., abrŏtŏnus , i, m., = ἁβρότονον,
I.a plant of a pleasant, aromatic smell, southernwood; perh. Artemisia abrotonum, Linn.: “abrotoni graves,Lucr. 4, 125; so m.: “gravem serpentibus urunt abrotonum,Luc. 9, 921: “abrotonum aegro non audet dare (as a medicine),Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 114; cf. Plin. 21, 10, 34, §§ 60 and 160; Scrib. Comp. 7 sq., 167.
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