Zegi

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Zegi arabice vitriolum zeg.


Apparatus:

vitriolum (-lũ e) AC e | vitreolum f | uitreolũ B


Translation:

Zegi is Arabic for Latin vitriolum {"vitriol"}, also spelt zeg.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﺯﺍﺝ /zāğ/ "vitriol". Siggel (1950: 81): ﺯﺍﺝ /zāğ/ "Vitriol, Art desselben; ... meist Mischung mehrerer Metallsulfate, besonders von Kupfer- und Eisensulfat. {i.e. vitriol, a certain kind of it, ... mostly a mixture of several metal sulphates, especially of copper and iron sulphates}".


See also: Vitriolum, Psori


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