Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A medicine for all diseases; a panacea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A medicine for all diseases; a panacea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A universal medicine.

Etymologies

pan- +‎ pharmacon (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For he was wont to say, that although he could not declare the waters which he patronised to be an absolute panpharmacon, yet he would with word and pen maintain, that they possessed the principal virtues of the most celebrated medicinal springs in the known world.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • For he was wont to say, that although he could not declare the waters which he patronised to be an absolute _panpharmacon_, yet he would with word and pen maintain, that they possessed the principal virtues of the most celebrated medicinal springs in the known world.

    St. Ronan's Well

  • Christ set up for the cure of, but he healed those that were sick of divers diseases, for his word was a panpharmacon -- a salve for every sore.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Christ, coming into the world to be its physician, sent his gospel as the great medicine, the panpharmacon; there is in it a remedy for every malady.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

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