chelidonius definition

  • noun:
    • A stone said to be obtained from the stomach of a swallow, with purported magical or medicinal properties.
    • a little rock extracted from the gizzard of a new swallow. -- anciently used as a medicinal allure.
    • A stone from the crop of a swallow, used in old times as a charm.

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