Definition for AC'OR-US

AC'OR-US, n. [L. from Gr. ακορον.]

  1. Sweet flag, or sweet rush.
  2. In natural history, blue coral, which grows in the form of a tree, on a rocky bottom, in some parts of the African seas. It is brought from the Camarones and Benin. – Encyc.
  3. In medicine, this name is sometimes given to the great galangal. – Encyc.

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