panacean
adjective see panacea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Panacean — Pan a*ce an, a. Having the properties of a panacea. [R.] Panacean dews. Whitehead. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panacean — See panacea. * * * …   Universalium

  • panacean — pan·a·ce·an …   English syllables

  • panacean — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sēən adjective : having the properties of a panacea …   Useful english dictionary

  • panacea — panacean, adj. /pan euh see euh/, n. 1. a remedy for all disease or ills; cure all. 2. an answer or solution for all problems or difficulties: His economic philosophy is a good one, but he tries to use it as a panacea. [1540 50; < L < Gk panákeia …   Universalium

  • panacea — noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek panakeia, from panakēs all healing, from pan + akos remedy Date: 1548 a remedy for all ills or difficulties ; cure all • panacean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Catholicon (electuary) — In pre modern medicine, catholicon was a soft electuary, so called as being supposedly universal in its curative and prophylactic abilities (see panacea); or a purger of all humours. Different authors have given different recipes for catholicon.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mister Diz Stakes — Restricted State bred Stakes race Mister Diz Stakes Location Laurel Park Racecourse, Laurel, Maryland, United States Inaugurated 1983 Race type Thoroug …   Wikipedia

  • panacea — [panə si:ə] noun a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases. Derivatives panacean adjective Origin C16: via L. from Gk panakeia, from panakēs all healing …   English new terms dictionary

  • panacea — /pænəˈsiə / (say panuh seeuh) noun 1. a remedy for all diseases; cure all. 2. a solution to all problems: technology is not the panacea some thought it would be. {Latin, from Greek panakeia} –panacean, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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