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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Indian Arrowroot.
 
The root which the Indians apply to arrow-wounds to neutralise the venom of the arrow. They mash the meal, and apply it as a poultice. (Miller.)   1
 


 India Proof.Indian Drug (The). 

 
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