Translation of lozenge in Spanish:

lozenge

Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːzndʒ; ˈlɒzɪndʒ/

n

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] pastilla (feminine) cough lozenge pastilla para la tos
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    • But don't give hard candy, cough drops or throat lozenges to children under 4.
    • Our medicine cabinets are stocked with throat lozenges, painkillers and antiseptic creams designed to restore us to immediate health after the slightest scratch.
    • For a sore throat, try lozenges obtained from your chemist, who is pleased to offer advice.
    1.2 (shape) rombo (masculine)
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    • The windows with the lozenge pattern of leading are all found in pictures thought to have been painted in the late 1650s.
    • At the left of the screen was a lozenge shape circled in red.
    • The English method for dealing with hot boiled ham is to glaze it with brown sugar and mustard or fruit juice, and decorate by scoring the fat in a lozenge pattern and studding it with whole cloves.

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