[sin-uh-piz-uh m]

noun Medicine/Medical.

Origin of sinapism

1595–1605; < Medieval Latin sināpisma (feminine) < Greek sināpismós (masculine) application of mustard, equivalent to sināp(ízein) to apply mustard (derivative of sínāpi mustard; see -ize) + -ismos -ism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a technical name for mustard plaster

Word Origin for sinapism

C17: from Late Latin sināpismus, from Greek sinapismos application of mustard plaster, from sinapi mustard, of Egyptian origin
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