Definition of pilule in English:
A small pill.
- They are normally taken in the form of pillules, but are also available as a powder, granules, tinctures, creams or ointments.
- Store the remedy correctly (in dark conditions away from other substances) and try to avoid handling the pillules (small tablets with a lactose or sucrose base).
- Sometimes the good work of this 1 pillule can act for years.
Late Middle English: from French, from Latin pilula 'small ball', diminutive of pila.
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