from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of diachylum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plaster originally composed of the juices of several plants (whence its name), but now made of an oxide of lead and oil, and consisting essentially of glycerin mixed with lead salts of the fat acids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In med.: Formerly, an emollient plaster composed of the juices of herbs.
  • n. Now, another name for lead-plaster.


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