Sceb

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Sceb arabice alumen.


Apparatus:

alumen (-mẽ e) AC ef | alim̃ uel alumen B


Translation:

Sceb is Arabic for Latin alumen {"alum"}.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﺷﺐ /šabb/ "alum"; Siggel (1950: 82): ﺷﺐ /šabb/ Alaun; aber meist Mischung mehrerer Sulfate {i.e. "alum, but mostly an amalgam of several sulphates"}.


See also: Sebum


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