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lozenge

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɒz.ɪndʒ/ us    /ˈlɑː.zəndʒ/

lozenge noun [C] (SHAPE)

a shape with four sides and two opposite angles of more than 90 degrees and two of less than ninety degrees

lozenge noun [C] (SWEET)

a small, flat sweet that you suck to make a cough or sore throat feel better: a cough lozenge
Translations of “lozenge”
in Korean 캔디…
in Arabic قُرص طِبّي للمَصّ…
in French pastille, losange…
in Turkish pastil, boğaz pastili…
in Italian pasticca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤喉糖,潤喉含片…
in Russian пастилка (для горла)…
in Polish pastylka lub tabletka (do ssania)…
in Spanish pastilla, rombo…
in Portuguese pastilha…
in German die Pastille, die Raute…
in Catalan pastilla…
in Japanese せき止めキャンディー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 润喉糖,润喉含片…
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