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panacea


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Panacea  \Pan`a*ce"a\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  all-healing;  ?, 
  ?,  all  +  ?  to  heal.] 
  1.  A  remedy  for  all  diseases;  a  universal  medicine;  a 
  cure-all;  catholicon;  hence  a  relief  or  solace  for 
  affliction. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  The  herb  allheal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  panacea 
  n  :  a  remedy  for  all  ills  or  diseases  [syn:  {nostrum},  {cure-all}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Panacea,  FL 
  Zip  code(s):  32346 




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