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Definition of Seneca eil

Seneca eil
Senecas Sen"e*cas, n. pl.; sing. Seneca. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited a part of Western New York. This tribe was the most numerous and most warlike of the Five Nations. Seneca grass(Bot.), holy grass. See under Holy. Seneca eil, petroleum or naphtha. Seneca root, or Seneca snakeroot (Bot.), the rootstock of an American species of milkworth (Polygala Senega) having an aromatic but bitter taste. It is often used medicinally as an expectorant and diuretic, and, in large doses, as an emetic and cathartic. [Written also Senega root, and Seneka root.]

Meaning of Seneca eil from wikipedia

- Latin Anthology 285 (= 279 in the edition of Shackleton Bailey): Inter 'eils' Goti**** 'scapia matzia ia drincan' / non audet quisquam dignos edicere versus...
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