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 for Cocculus indicus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Multum \Mul"tum\, n.
     An extract of quassia licorice, fraudulently used by brewers
     in order to economize malt and hops. --Craig.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Hard multum, a preparation made from Cocculus Indicus,
        etc., used to impart an intoxicating quality to beer.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cocculus Indicus \Coc"cu*lus In"di*cus\, n. [NL. cocculus (dim.
     of L. coccum kermes berry) + L. Indicus of India.] (Bot.)
     The fruit or berry of the Anamirta Cocculus, a climbing
     plant of the East Indies. It is a poisonous narcotic and
     stimulant.
     [1913 Webster]

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