circa 1540, in the meaning defined above
Middle French cataplasme, from Latin cataplasma, from Greek kataplasma, from kataplassein to plaster over, from kata- + plassein to mold — more at plaster
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“Cataplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cataplasm. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.
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