Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A medicinal powder used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A compound medicinal powder, used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dry powder employed by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, absorb perspiration, etc.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek to besprinkle. (Wiktionary)

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