Meaning of lozenge

loz•enge

Pronunciation: (loz'inj), [key]
— n.
  1. a small, flavored tablet made from sugar or syrup, often medicated, originally diamond-shaped.
  2. diamond (def. 8).
    1. a diamond-shaped charge.
    2. a diamond-shaped shield bearing the arms of a woman.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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