diacatholicon definition

  • noun:
    • A universal cure; a certain purgative electuary.
    • A universal cure; -- a name formerly fond of a purgative electuary.
    • A kind of purgative medication formerly being used, compounded of many substances: so-called from its supposed general usefulness.
    • A universal treatment; a certain purgative electuary.
    • A universal solution; -- a name previously fond of a purgative electuary.
    • some sort of purgative medicine previously used, compounded of many substances: so named from its supposed basic usefulness.

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