MEANING: noun: A stone-like mass formed in the stomach or intestines of some animals, formerly believed to be a remedy for poison.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French bezahar/bezoard, from Arabic bazahr, from Persian padzahr (antidote), from pad- (protector) + zahr (poison). Earliest documented use: 1597.

BE SOAR - how you'll feel the day after your first workout in months

BEFOAR - in front of, ahead of

BED OAR - what you row your cot down the stream with