World English Dictionary
linctus (ˈlɪŋktəs)
n , pl -tuses
a syrupy medicinal formulation taken to relieve coughs and sore throats
[C17 (in the sense: medicine to be licked with the tongue): from Latin, past participle of lingere to lick]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: lincture
Next Definition: lind
Words Near: linctus
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for linctus
More from
Search for articles containing linctus
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature