Definition of diacatholicon in English:


Line breaks: dia|ca¦tholi|con
Pronunciation: /dʌɪəkəˈθɒlɪkɒn


A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases; a panacea.
More example sentences
  • 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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