Meaning of SUPPOSITORY in English

SUPPOSITORY

/ səˈpɒzətri; NAmE səˈpɑːzətɔːri/ noun

( pl. -ies ) a small piece of solid medicine that is placed in the rectum or vagina and left to dissolve gradually

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from medieval Latin suppositorium , neuter (used as a noun) of late Latin suppositorius placed underneath.

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