diascordium

noun

di·​a·​scor·​di·​um
ˌdīəˈskȯrdēəm
plural diascordia
-ēə
: a stomachic and astringent electuary made from the dried leaves of the water germander or other herbs

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek dia through, by means of + Greek skordion garlic germander, from skordon garlic; akin to Albanian hurdhë, hudhrë garlic, Old English scort short

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“Diascordium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diascordium. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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