catholicon

See also: Catholicon

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Late Middle English, via Medieval Latin from Ancient Greek καθολικόν (katholikón, that which is universal), the neuter substantive form of καθολικός (katholikós).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kəˈθɒlɪkɒn/, /kəˈθɒlɪkən/

NounEdit

catholicon (plural catholica or catholicons)

  1. (medicine) A supposed universal remedy.
  2. (Orthodox Christianity) A large urban church used for large gatherings.

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