Definition of caplet in English:

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caplet

Pronunciation: /ˈkaplət/
(also trademark Caplet)

noun

A coated oral medicinal tablet.
Example sentences
  • Do not store acetaminophen tablets (including caplets and gelcaps), capsules, or granules in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places.
  • Pills, powders, caplets, tablets, tinctures, oils and herb formulas can aid good health, but only if they're supplemental to a good diet.
  • What's the difference between a tablet, a caplet and a geltab?

Origin

1930s: blend of capsule and tablet.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cap·let

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