- (South African English) hyraceum: The solidified urine of a dassie, used medicinally, inter-alia, for epilepsy.
Etymology: dassie + pis
- "In the early '50s, Dr Manie Coetzer flew in from Prince Alfred with his Tiger Moth, to treat emergencies which could not be cured with traditional remedies made from aloes, herbs, dung or even "". The first car reached the valley around the same time, but only after a team of donkeys dragged it up from Calitzdorp." http://www.suntimes.co.za/2000/06/18/lifestyle/travel/travel02.htm - 34k -
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