plural -s
: a dusting powder (as lycopodium) used to coat the surface of handmade pills to prevent them from adhering to one another

Word History


Latin conspergent-, conspergens, present participle of conspergere to sprinkle, from com- + -spergere (from spargere to scatter, strew)

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“Conspergent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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