Catholicon meaning

kə-thŏlĭ-kŏn
A universal remedy; a panacea.
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(archaic) A supposed medicine to cure all diseases; panacea.
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(medicine) A supposed universal remedy.
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An early Latin dictionary, the Summa grammaticalis quae vocatur Catholicon.
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Origin of catholicon

  • Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin from Greek katholikon generic description from neuter of katholikos universal catholic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition