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sinapism

[ sin-uh-piz-uhm ]
/ ˈsɪn əˌpɪz əm /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for sinapism

sinapism
/ (ˈsɪnəˌpɪzəm) /

noun
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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