trental

trental

[tren-tl]
noun Roman Catholic Church.
a series of 30 Requiems celebrated one each day for 30 consecutive days.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Medieval Latin trentāle, equivalent to Vulgar Latin *trent(a) (for Latin trīgintā thirty) + Latin -āle -al2. Cf. Old French trentel

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trental

noun
a drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet [syn: pentoxifylline
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