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cure-all

[kyoo r-awl] /ˈkyʊərˌɔl/
noun
1.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for cure all

cure-all

noun
1.
something reputed to cure all ailments
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Word Origin and History for cure all

cure-all

n.

"panacea," 1870, from cure (v.) + all. As a name of various plants, it is attested from 1793.

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cure all in Medicine

cure-all (kyur'ôl')
n.
A remedy that cures all diseases or evils; a panacea.

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