eclegma

noun

ec·​leg·​ma
eˈklegmə
plural -s
archaic
: a syrup on licorice root sucked for the relief of cough

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Eclegma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eclegma. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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