diapasm

noun
di·​a·​pasm | \ ˈdīəˌpazəm \
plural -s

Definition of diapasm

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

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History and Etymology for diapasm

Latin diapasma, from Greek diapasma, from diapassein to sprinkle, from dia- + passein to sprinkle

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“Diapasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diapasm. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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