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liniment

noun [U] uk   /ˈlɪn.ə.mənt/ old-fashioned us  
a liquid, usually containing alcohol, that is rubbed into the skin to reduce pain or stiffness in a joint (= place where two bones are connected)Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
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