opodeldoc

Opodeldoc

Op`o*del"doc\, n. [So called by Paracelsus. The first syllable may be fr. Gr. ? vegetable juice.]

1. A kind of plaster, said to have been invented by Mindererus, -- used for external injuries. [Obs.]

2. A saponaceous, camphorated liniment; a solution of soap in alcohol, with the addition of camphor and essential oils; soap liniment.
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