panacea

(redirected from catholicon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

panacea

 [pan″ah-se´ah]
a remedy for all diseases.

pan·a·ce·a

(pan'ă-sē'ă),
A cure-all; a remedy claimed to be curative of all diseases.
[G. panakeia, universal remedy, fr. Panacea, Aesculapius' daughter]

panacea

(păn′ə-sē′ə)
n.
A remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all.

pan′a·ce′an adj.

panacea

[pan′əsē′ə]
Etymology: Gk, pan, all, akeia, remedy
1 a universal remedy.
2 an ancient name for an herb or a liquid potion with healing properties.
3 a remedy for all disease; a cure-all.

pan·a·ce·a

(pan'ă-sē'ă)
A cure-all; a remedy claimed to be curative of all diseases.

panacea

A mythical universal remedy or cure-all. See also QUACKERY.

Panacea,

in Greek mythology, one of the daughters of Aesculapius.
panacea - a remedy for all diseases.

pan·a·ce·a

(pan'ă-sē'ă)
A cure-all; remedy claimed to be curative of all diseases.

panacea

a remedy for all diseases.
References in periodicals archive ?
Unglossed copies of the Catholicon include a variation on the famous tale of the origins of soloecismus, and it provides a hint of what allebolus, a dissimilar twin of soloecismus, may represent in the Leys d'Amors.
The entries under 'luridus ~ a' and 'luridatio' in The Dictionary of Latin from British Sources,(39) refer us back to Promptorium Parvulorum, Catholicon Anglicum and the Nominale in Wright-Wulcker with the familiar definitions, 'breaking wind', 'foul smell', 'stink', and 'fart'.
Satyre Menippee de la Vertu du Catholicon d' Espagne et de la tenue des Estats de Paris.
Satyre Menippee de la Vertu de Catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue des Estates de Paris.
The first section, 'Words', takes the reader through the range of Latin dictionaries printed during the period under consideration, from the thirteenth-century Catholicon through works such as Perotti's Cormu copiae to the exclusively classical compilations of Etienne Dolet and Robert Estienne published in the 1530s.
322 Catholicon Angl entire 1483 Caxton Cato I j entyrly acquire 1483 Naval Acc.
This definition comes originally from Johannes de Janua (Giovanni Balbus), Catholicon (I used the Mainz, 1460 edition): Spidromum spiro componitur cure dromos quod est curuum et dicitur hoc spidromum, mi.
Approche de l'idee de langue commune en Espagne au Siecle d'Or"; Hugues Didier, "L'Espagne ecartelee entre une identite a fondement linguistique (le castillan ou espagnol) et l'ideal d'une monarchie chretienne universelle"; Jean Lacroix, "L'enjeu linguistique et patriotique de la Jerusalem delivree"; Martial Martin, "Le plurilinguisme et la question de l'identite culturelle francaise dans la Satyre Menippee de la vertu du catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue des Estatz de l'aris"; Veronique Luzel, "Le nationalisme linguistique dans le Palais des curieux (1612) de Beroalde de Verville"; Antonella Amatuzzi, "Les Etats de Savoie aux XVIe et XVIIe siecles: deux langues et deux identites culturelles?