Par`e*gor"ic (?) a. [L. paregoricus, Gr. , from addressing, encouraging, soothing; beside + an assembly: cf. F. par'egorique. See Allegory.]

Mitigating; assuaging or soothing pain; as, paregoric elixir.


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Par`e*gor"ic, n. Med.

A medicine that mitigates pain; an anodyne; specifically, camphorated tincture of opium; -- called also paregoric elexir.


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