noun ec·leg·ma \eˈklegmə\

Definition of eclegma




  1. :  a syrup on licorice root sucked for the relief of cough

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Origin and Etymology of eclegma

New Latin, alteration of Latin ecligma electuary, from Greek ekleigma, from ekleichein to lick up — more at electuary

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to cast off or become cast off

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