anticold

adjective

an·​ti·​cold
ˌan-tē-ˈkōld,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anticold (audio)
: used to prevent infection with the virus causing the common cold : helping to prevent the common cold or to reduce its symptoms
a food believed to have anticold properties

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anticold was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Anticold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anticold. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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