Definition of emplastrum in English:

emplastrum

noun

historicalMedicine
  • A medicinal preparation in the form of a sticky paste or salve, usually applied to the skin on a piece of linen or leather; = "plaster".

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Copland (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer. From classical Latin emplastrum emplaster.

Pronunciation

emplastrum

/ɪmˈplastrəm/ /ɛmˈplastrəm/