Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of linctus in English:
noun[mass noun] British
Late 17th century: from Latin, from lingere 'to lick'.
This word for a cough mixture is an adoption of a Latin word which comes from lingere ‘to lick’. It is literally a mixture meant to be lapped up by the tongue.
Words that rhyme with linctusQuintus • eucalyptus • cistus
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