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Solatium

(A). A recompense: a sop; a solace. (Latin, solatium.)

“It may be that Mr. Elden will be persuaded to take one, by way of solatium for his defeat in Somersetshire.” —Newspaper paragraph, December, 1885.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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