catholicon


ca·thol·i·con

noun \kə-ˈthä-lə-ˌkän\

Definition of CATHOLICON

Examples of CATHOLICON

  1. <the vain notion that there could ever be an easy, painless catholicon for obesity>

Origin of CATHOLICON

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek katholikon, neuter of katholikos
First Known Use: 15th century

ca·thol·i·con

noun \kə-ˈthäl-ə-ˌkän\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CATHOLICON

: something that is a cure-all or panacea

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