Diapasm Di"a*pasm, n. [L. diapasma, Gr. ?, fr. ?; dia` through + ? to sprinkle: cf. F. diapasme.] Powdered aromatic herbs, sometimes made into little balls and strung together. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • diapasm — ˈdīəˌpazəm noun ( s) Etymology: Latin diapasma, from Greek diapasma, from diapassein to sprinkle, from dia + passein to sprinkle more at quash archaic : a perfume of powdered aromatic herbs sometimes made into little balls and strung together …   Useful english dictionary

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