hiera picra

noun
hi·​era pic·​ra | \ ˌhīərəˈpikrə \

Definition of hiera picra

: a cathartic powder made of aloes and canella bark

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History and Etymology for hiera picra

Medieval Latin, literally, powerful or sacred antidote

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“Hiera picra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiera%20picra. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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