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Meaning of ADARCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*dar"ce\, n. [L. adarce, adarca, Gr. ?.]
A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in
Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for
cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in
leprosy. --Dana.

 

 

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