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NOSTRUM (neuter of Lat. nosier, our)

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 822 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NOSTRUM (neuter of Lat. nosier, our), the name given to preparations of which the ingredients are not made publicly known, a patent or " quack " medicine; it is taken from the label (" of our own make ") formerly attached to such medicines.
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NOSTRADAMUS (1503-1566)

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