Clyster meaning

klĭstər
An enema.
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An enema.
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An enema.
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(now rare) A medicine applied via the rectum; an enema or suppository.
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Origin of clyster

  • Middle English clister from Old French clistere from Latin clyster from Greek klustēr clyster pipe from kluzein to wash out

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

  • From Middle French clystere, or its source, Latin clyster, from Ancient Greek κλυστήρ (klustēr).

    From Wiktionary