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catholicon

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noun ca·thol·i·con \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


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catholicon

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noun ca·thol·i·con \kə-ˈthäl-ə-ˌkän\

Medical Definition of catholicon

  1. :  something that is a cure-all or panacea




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