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saxĭfrăgus , a, um, adj. saxum-frango,
I.stone-breaking, stone-crushing: undae maris, Enn. ap. Cic. de Or. 3, 42, 167 (Ann. v. 564 Vahl.): “adiantum, so called because it breaks or dissolves the stone in the bladder,Plin. 22, 21, 30, § 64; also, “herba,Ser. Samm. 32, 602; App. Herb. 67.—Absol. (sc. herba), Veg. 1, 13, 5; 6, 11, 1 al.
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