noun di·a·scor·di·um \ˌdīəˈskȯrdēəm\

Definition of diascordium



  1. :  a stomachic and astringent electuary made from the dried leaves of the water germander or other herbs

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Origin and Etymology of diascordium

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 — more at dia-, short

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to cast off or become cast off

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