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- n. Any of various medical remedies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A barbarous word used by the old chemists to designate various medical remedies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name formerly given to saffron.
- n. A chemical preparation concocted by Paracelsus, used as a remedy for urinary calculus.
Contraction of aroma philosophorum, from Latin. (Wiktionary)