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Definition: Curcuma zedoaria
, n. [F. z['e]doaire, LL. zedoaria; cf. It.
zedoaria, zettovario, Pg. zedoaria, Sp. zedoaria, cedoaria;
all fr. Ar. & Per. zedw?r.] (Med.)
A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a
fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is
used in medicine as a stimulant.
Note: It is the rhizome of different species of Curcuma
esp. Curcuma zedoaria
, and comes in short, firm
pieces, externally of a wrinkled gray, ash-colored
appearance, but within of a brownish red color. There
are two kinds, round zedoary, and long zedoary.