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mālŏbăthron (mālŏbăthrum ), i, n., = μαλόβαθρον.
I. Lit., an Indian or Syrian plant, from which a costly oint ment was prepared, perh. betel or base cin namon, Plin. 12, 26, 59, § 129; Sid. Carm. 2, 415.—
II. Transf., the oil procured from this plant, malobathrum: “coronatus nitentes Malobathro Syrio capillos,Hor. C. 2, 7, 7; “also used in medicine,Cels. 5, 23; Plin. 23, 4, 48, § 93.
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