Catholicon Definition

kə-thŏlĭ-kŏn
noun
A supposed medicine to cure all diseases; panacea.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

An early Latin dictionary, the Summa grammaticalis quae vocatur Catholicon.

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Other Word Forms of Catholicon

Noun

Singular:
catholicon
Plural:
catholicons

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

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