Definition of catholicon in English:
A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases; a panacea.
- "Mithridate" and "Venice treacle," each composed of forty antagonizing ingredients, were the great Catholicons.
- A good wife is a Catholicon for all the evils that happen in life.
- Death is the cure of all diseases. There is no Catholicon or universal remedy I know but this.
Definition of catholicon in:
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