- a universal remedy; panacea.
Origin of catholicon
Related Words for catholiconelixir, assistance, drug, remedy, treatment, medicine, aid, placebo, medication, recovery, fix, panacea, antidote, healing, potion, cure, formula, catholicon, nostrum, relief
Examples from the Web for catholicon
Historical Examples of catholicon
I answer it is no catholicon, no panacea; nor is any cure for all diseases to be found.Every Man his own Doctor
R. T. Claridge
The Catholicon is printed in a small type, not very cleanly cut.Fine Books
Alfred W. Pollard
We are now in a position to understand Balbi's performance in the Catholicon.The Age of Erasmus
P. S. Allen
Item satelles dicitur quia adheret alteri ad eius custodiam, Catholicon.
The preface contains a sarcastic harangue in orthodox charlatan style on the merits of the new Catholicon or Panacea.A Short History of French Literature
- a remedy for all ills; panacea