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barometz


barometz


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barometz  \Bar"o*metz\,  n.  [Cf.  Russ.  baranets'  clubmoss.]  (Bot.) 
  The  woolly-skinned  rhizoma  or  rootstock  of  a  fern  ({Dicksonia 
  barometz}),  which  when  specially  prepared  and  inverted, 
  somewhat  resembles  a  lamb;  --  called  also  {Scythian  lamb}.