diapasm

noun di·a·pasm \ˈdīəˌpazəm\

Definition of diapasm

plural

-s

archaic

  1. :  a perfume of powdered aromatic herbs sometimes made into little balls and strung together

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Origin and Etymology of diapasm

Latin diapasma, from Greek diapasma, from diapassein to sprinkle, from dia- + passein to sprinkle — more at quash


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