Recovery and remedies

nostrum
(n)
NOS-trǝm
Meaning

a folk cure; a medicine of doubtful efficacy

1st Sample Sentence

I wouldn't put much faith in the silly nostrum you got from that phony doctor: go to a real doctor and get some real medicine.

Root

nostrum remedium (our [nostrum] remedy) (Latin)

Mnemonics

put RUM in the NOSTrils. to cure cold. ? - questionable medicine key NOSE-DRUM when i took nedicine my nose took the shpa eof drum than i asked myslf was this the right medicine th i took ===="questionable"

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