I need to get the proper latin drug name for "smoked jujube fruit", which might be "fructus jujube fumatus", but I suspect there might be more than one word for smoked / cured products in Latin, which were common before the era of refrigerators. What adjective is usually used with smoked food items?


I searched Lewis and Short dictionary entries for "smoked" and found the following two additional candidates:

  • fūmōsus: apparently used by Horace to describe "smoke-dried" meat ("fumosae [...] pernae", Hor. S. 2.2.117)

  • īnfūmātus: Pliny's Natural History apparently used "asini cerebrum [...] infumatum" to mean "smoked ass's brain" (28.225.1)

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