Definition of linctus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

linctus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɪŋktəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪŋktəs//
 
[uncountable](British English)
 
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thick liquid medicine that you take for a sore throat or a cough cough linctus Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Latin, from lingere ‘to lick’.