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Meaning of troche by Wiktionary Dictionary



    troche ( plural: troches )

    1. A lozenge; a cough drop .

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Explanation of troche by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat

    Definition of troche by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Tablet n. [F. tablette, dim. of table. See Table.]
      1. A small table or flat surface.

      2. A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a picture.

      3. Hence, a small picture; a miniature. [Obs.]

      4. pl. A kind of pocket memorandum book.

      5. A flattish cake or piece; as, “tablets of arsenic were formerly worn as a preservative against the plague”.

      6. ( Pharm. ) A solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly made of dry ingredients with sugar, and usually formed into little flat squares; -- called also lozenge, and troche, especially when of a round or rounded form.

    2. Troche ( trōkē ), n. [Gr. τροχός anything round or circular, a wheel, properly, a runner, fr. τρέχειν to run. Cf. Trochee.] ( Pharm. ) A medicinal tablet or lozenge; strictly, one of circular form.