Troche definition

trōkē
A small, circular medicinal lozenge; a pastille.
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A small, usually round, medicinal lozenge.
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A small, circular medicinal lozenge; a pastille.
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A lozenge; a cough drop.
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Origin of troche

  • Back-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

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