Meaning of SUPPOSITORY in English

SUPPOSITORY

noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Middle English suppositorie, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin suppositorium, from Late Latin, neuter of suppositorius placed beneath, from Latin supponere to put under Date: 14th century a solid but readily meltable cone or cylinder of usually medicated material for insertion into a bodily passage or cavity (as the rectum)

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