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sinapism

[sin-uh-piz-uh m] /ˈsɪn əˌpɪz əm/
noun, Medicine/Medical
Origin
1595-1605
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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sinapism

/ˈsɪnəˌpɪzəm/
noun
1.
a technical name for mustard plaster
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin sināpismus, from Greek sinapismos application of mustard plaster, from sinapi mustard, of Egyptian origin
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