sinapism

sinapism

[sin-uh-piz-uhm]
noun Medicine/Medical.

Origin:
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)
 
n
a technical name for mustard plaster
 
[C17: from Late Latin sināpismus, from Greek sinapismos application of mustard plaster, from sinapi mustard, of Egyptian origin]

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