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 Col’ophon.Coloquin’tida (St.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Coloquin’tida or Colocynth.
 
Bitterapple or colocynth. (Greek, kolokunthis.)   1
        “The food that to him now is luscious as locusts, shall be to him shortly as bitter as coloquintida.”—Shakespeare: Othello, i. 3.
 


 Col’ophon.Coloquin’tida (St.). 

 
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