clyster

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noun clys·ter \ˈklis-tər\

Definition of clyster

  1. :  enema

Origin and Etymology of clyster

Middle English, from Medieval French or Latin; Medieval French clistere, from Latin clyster, from Greek klystēr, from klyzein to wash out; akin to Welsh clir pure, Old English hlūtor clean


First Known Use: 14th century


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clyster

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noun clys·ter \ˈklis-tər\

Medical Definition of clyster

  1. :  enema

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