[ pil-yool ]
/ ˈpɪl yul /
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a small pill (contrasted with bolus).
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How to use pilule in a sentence
So that conjuror's passion-flower to which I have likened this case all but folded itself up into its original pilule again.A Case in Camera|Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for pilule
/ (ˈpɪljuːl) /
a small pill
Derived forms of pilulepilular, adjective
Word Origin for pilule
C16: via French from Latin pilula little ball, from pila ball
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Medical definitions for pilule
[ pĭl′yōōl ]
A small pill or pellet.
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