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troche

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noun tro·che \ˈtrō-kē, British usually ˈtrōsh\

Definition of troche

  1. :  lozenge 3



Origin and Etymology of troche

alteration of earlier trochisk, from Late Latin trochiscus, from Greek trochiskos, from diminutive of trochos wheel


First Known Use: circa 1597

Rhymes with troche


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troche

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noun tro·che \ˈtrō-kē, British usually ˈtrōsh\

Medical Definition of troche




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