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Definition of diacatholicon in English:
A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases; a panacea.
- Diacatholicon was the best-selling drug at the Giglio, and especially common in liquid purges.
- He purged a widow, once, with certain quantities of Diacatholicon.
- Oederna was to be treated by taking a remedy such as Diacatholicon to divert the fluxion of humour.
Late Middle English: medieval Latin, from Greek dia katholikōn 'made of general ingredients'.
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