Meaning of SUPPOSITORY in English

SUPPOSITORY

sup ‧ pos ‧ i ‧ to ‧ ry /səˈpɒzət ə ri, səˈpɒzɪt ə ri $ səˈpɑːzətɔːri/ BrE AmE noun ( plural suppositories ) [countable]

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Medieval Latin ; Origin: suppositorium , from Latin supponere ; ⇨ ↑ suppose ]

a small piece of solid medicine that is placed in someone’s ↑ rectum or ↑ vagina

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