curmealle
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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curmealle
curmelle, curmille, an; f. Centaury; centaurēurn = κενταύρειον Wið útsihtádle; curmealle, etc. for diarrhæa; centaury, etc. L. M. 3, 22; Lchdm. ii. 320, 11: 1, 32; Lchdm. ii. 76, 20. Curmille centaury, 1, 32; Lchdm. ii. 78, 21. Wring curmeallan seáw wring juice of centaury, 3, 3; Lchdm. ii. 310, 9: Lchdm. iii. 38, 26: 58, 10. Genim gréne curmeallan take green centaury, 10, 19: 18, 23: 28, 28: L. M. 3, 26; Lchdm. ii. 322, 21: 3, 30; Lchdm. ii. 324, 21. Wyl on ealaþ twá curmeallan boil in ale the two centauries, L. M. 3, 38; Lchdm. ii. 330, 14. The centaury may be spoken of as, I. the greater centaury; chlora perfoliata, Lin Genim ðás wyrte ðe Grécas cenlauria major and Angle curmelle seó máre nemnaþ take this herb which the Greeks name centaurea major and the English the greater centaury, Herb. 35, 1; Lchdm. i. 134, 3. Curmelle centaurea major, Ælfc. Gl. 42; Som. 64, 29; Wrt. Voc. 31, 39. II. the lesser centaury; erythræa centaurium, Lin Ðeós wyrt ðe man centauriam minorem and óðrum naman curmelle seó læsse nemneþ, biþ cenned on fæstum landum this herb which is named centaurea minor and by another name the lesser centaury, is produced on stiff lands, Herb. 36, 1; Lchdm. i. 134, 17. v. eorþ-gealla.
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