nostrum: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nos'trum), [key]
- a medicine sold with false or exaggerated claims and with no demonstrable value; quack medicine.
- a scheme, theory, device, etc., esp. one to remedy social or political ills; panacea.
- a medicine made by the person who recommends it.
- a patent medicine.
- nostrum (Thesaurus)