a small, usually round, medicinal lozenge
Origin of trochealtered from trochisk from French trochisque from Late Latin trochiscus, pill, small ball from Classical Greek trochiskos, small wheel, lozenge from trochos, wheel from trechein, to run from Indo-European base an unverified form dhregh-, to run from source Old Irish droch, wheel
A small, circular medicinal lozenge; a pastille.
Origin of trocheBack-formation from Middle English trocis, troches ( taken as pl. ) from Old French trocisse from Late Latin trochiscus from Greek trokhiskos diminutive of trokhos wheel from trekhein to run
- A lozenge; a cough drop.