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Sachabenegi arabice serapinum.


Sachabenegi AC e | Sacobenigi B | Sacabenigi f


Sachabenegi is Arabic for Latin serapinum.


Siggel (1950: 42): ﺳﻜﺒﻴﻨﺞ /sakbīnağ/ Sagapenon; p. Heilmittel aus Ferula persica Willd. (Umb.) < σαγαπηνόν /sagapēnón/. {i.e. Persian medicinal substance from the plant Ferula persica Willd.}.

Also: Lane (1984: 1380): ﺳﻜﺒﻴﻨﺞ {/sakbīnağ/} an arabicized word [from the Pers. ﺳﻜﺒﻴﻨﻪ {/sakbīnah/} … [Sagapenum;] a certain medicine, ... well-known; ... the gum of a certain tree ... in Persia ... [supposed to be ferula Persica,] in which is no useful property, but only in its gum: some say that there is a sort of ﻗﻨﺔ {/qinna/} [or galbanum] that changes from its original state and becomes ﺳﻜﺒﻴﻨﺞ {/sakbīnağ/}. ...

For further information see Sagapinum.

WilfGunther 26/05/2014

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