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



BrE BrE//ˈlɪnəmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪnəmənt//
[countable, uncountable]
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a liquid, especially one made with oil, that you rub on a painful part of your body to reduce the pain Word Originlate Middle English: from late Latin linimentum, from Latin linire ‘to smear’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: liniment