basilicon ointment


ba·​sil·​i·​con ointment
obsolete : an ointment composed of opopanax, galbanum, pitch, resin, and oil
: an ointment composed of rosin, yellow wax, and lard

called also resin cerate

Word History


Latin, from Greek basilikon, from neuter of basilikos royal

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“Basilicon ointment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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