catholicon

noun
ca·​thol·​i·​con | \ kə-ˈthä-lə-ˌkän How to pronounce catholicon (audio) \

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cure-all, elixir, nostrum, panacea, theriac

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the vain notion that there could ever be an easy, painless catholicon for obesity

First Known Use of catholicon

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for catholicon

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek katholikon, neuter of katholikos

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catholicon

noun
ca·​thol·​i·​con | \ kə-ˈthäl-ə-ˌkän How to pronounce catholicon (audio) \

Medical Definition of catholicon

: something that is a cure-all or panacea

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