[par-i-gawr-ik, -gor-] /ˌpær ɪˈgɔr ɪk, -ˈgɒr-/
a camphorated tincture of opium, containing benzoic acid, anise oil, etc., used chiefly to stop diarrhea in children.
any soothing medicine; anodyne.
Archaic. assuaging pain; soothing.
a medicine containing opium, benzoic acid, camphor (English paregoric) or ammonia (Scottish paregoric), and anise oil, formerly widely used to relieve diarrhoea and coughing in children
“medicine that soothes pain,” 1704, from adjective (1680s) “soothing,” from Late Latin paregoricus, from Greek paregorikos “soothing, encouraging, consoling,” from paregorein “speak soothingly to,” from paregoros “consoling,” from para- “beside” (see para- (1)) + root of agoreuein “speak in public,” from agora “public assembly,” from PIE root *ger- “to gather” (see gregarious).
paregoric par·e·gor·ic (pār’ə-gôr’ĭk)
A camphorated tincture of opium, taken internally for the relief of diarrhea and intestinal pain.
/ˌpæraɪˈdəʊlɪə/ noun 1. the imagined perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist, as in considering the moon to have human features
[puh-rair-uh] /pəˈrɛər ə/ noun 1. the root of a South American vine, Chondodendron tomentosum, used as a source of curare, a diuretic, etc. /pəˈrɛərə/ noun 1. the root of a South American menispermaceous climbing plant, Chondrodendron tomentosum, used as a diuretic, tonic, and as a source of curare
[brah-vuh, brey-] /ˈbrɑ və, ˈbreɪ-/ noun 1. .
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