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cure-all (n.)

1835, "panacea, remedy for all kinds of diseases," from cure (v.) + all. As a name of various plants, it is attested from 1793. Compare heal-all, panacea.

updated on June 08, 2018

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Definitions of cure-all from WordNet

cure-all (n.)
hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists;
Synonyms: panacea / nostrum / catholicon
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