WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
di•ach•y•lon  (dī akə lon′),USA pronunciation n. [Med.]
  1. Medicinean adhesive plaster consisting chiefly of litharge and oil, used in the treatment of wounds and excoriations.
Also,  di•ach•y•lum  (dī akə ləm).USA pronunciation 
  • Late Latin diachȳlōn
  • Middle French, both
  • Medieval Latin, and Middle English diaquilon
  • Greek diáchylōn (something) made of juices, equivalent. to dia- dia- + chylós juice (also Latinized as diachȳlum whence English spelling, spelled with -um); replacing Middle English diaculon
  • Latin
  • 1275–1325

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