catapasm definition

  • noun:
    • A medicinal dust utilized by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to soak up perspiration, etc.
    • A compound medicinal powder, used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc.
    • A dry dust utilized by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, absorb perspiration, etc.
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