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nos•trum



Pronunciation: (nos'trum), [key]
n.
1. a medicine sold with false or exaggerated claims and with no demonstrable value; quack medicine.
2. a scheme, theory, device, etc., esp. one to remedy social or political ills; panacea.
3. a medicine made by the person who recommends it.
4. a patent medicine.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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