Sag`a*pe"num (?), n. [L. sagapenon, sacopenium, Gr. : cf. F. sagapin, gomme sagapin, sagap'enum, Ar. sikbinaj, Per. sakbinah, sikbinah.] Med.

A fetid gum resin obtained from a species of Ferula. It has been used in hysteria, etc., but is now seldom met with.

U. S. Disp.

 

© Webster 1913.

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