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Aegilops

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Æ'gilops. n.s. [αἴγιλωψ, Gr. signifying goat-eyed, the goat being subject to this ailment.]

A tumour or swelling in the great corner of the eye, by the root of the nose, either with or without an inflammation: also a plant so called, for its supposed virtues against such a distemper. Quincy.

Ægilops is a tubercle in the inner canthus of the eye. Wiseman's Surgery.

Sources: Quincy, John (60) · Wiseman, Richard (68)

Attributes: Greek (126) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Aegilops." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 28, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15492.


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