Trochisk \Tro"chisk\, n. [Cf. F. trochisque.] See {Trochiscus}. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • trochisk — trochiscˈus or trochˈisk noun A troche • • • Main Entry: ↑trochus …   Useful english dictionary

  • troche — noun Etymology: alteration of earlier trochisk, from Late Latin trochiscus, from Greek trochiskos, from diminutive of trochos wheel Date: circa 1597 lozenge 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • troche — /troʊʃ/ (say trohsh) noun a small tablet, especially a circular one, made of some medicinal substance worked into a paste with sugar and mucilage or the like, and dried. {backformation from obsolete trochisk troche, from Latin trochiscus, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • troche — [trō′kē] n. [altered < trochisk < Fr trochisque < LL trochiscus, pill, small ball < Gr trochiskos, small wheel, lozenge < trochos, wheel < trechein, to run < IE base * dhregh , to run > OIr droch, wheel] a small, usually… …   English World dictionary

  • troche — n. a small usu. circular medicated tablet or lozenge. Etymology: obs. trochisk f. OF trochisque f. LL trochiscus f. Gk trokhiskos dimin. of trokhos wheel …   Useful english dictionary

  • tro|che — «TROH kee», noun. a small medicinal tablet or lozenge, usually round and often sweetened, especially one to be dissolved in the mouth to medicate or sooth the throat: »cough troches. ╂[alteration of earlier trochisk < Middle French trochisque …   Useful english dictionary

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