musage2 (c.1300 (?))

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musage2 (c.1300 (?))


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The word is not attested otherwise. The text suggests a fragrant plant (‘de bon odour’), which may well be a compound with sage1.


1bot.unidentified fragrant plant
( c.1300?; MS: s.xivm )  espeice de bon odour cum est lignum aloe et musage et toistoilz  20.659
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