Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of diacatholicon in English:
A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases; a panacea.
- There are other men who stand still higher on the "rolls of fame," whose Diacatholicons never vary, whatever be the name or nature of the disease!
- No drug is current in their shops but 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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