Nostrum
audio of Nostrum
Nostrum [nos-truh m]

NOUN

NOUN

  • A medicine prepared by an unqualified person.

  • A scheme or theory to bring political or social improvement.

Example

“Rahul is not a doctor, but he thinks he is one as he suggests a nostrum to everyone who have a medical problem.”

“Many people asked whether the new medicine cures the disease or is another nostrum.”

Synonyms

Catholicon, Cure, Drug, Elixir

Antonyms

Disease, Injury

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