HyperDic: panacea

English > 2 senses of the word Panacea / panacea:
NOUNperson Panacea(Greek mythology) the goddess of healing
artifactpanacea, nostrum, catholicon, cure-allhypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases
Panacea / panacea > pronunciation
Soundspae.nahsiy'ah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Panacea: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia.
Instance ofGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
SpanishPanacea
English > panacea: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninghypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists.
Synonymsnostrum, catholicon, cure-all
NarrowerelixirA substance believed to cure all ills
Broaderremedy, curative, cure, therapeuticA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
Spanishcuralotodo, panacea, sanalotodo
Catalanpanacea

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