- A remedy believed to cure all disease and prolong life that was originally sought by alchemists; a cure-all.
- Something that will solve all problems.
- A monorail will be a for our traffic woes.
- (obsolete) A particular plant believed to provide a cure-all.
Etymology: From (term, panaceaLatin, panacÄa) < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (panakeia) < (polytonic, ) (panakÄs) "all-healing" < (polytonic, -) (pan-) "all" + (polytonic, á) (akos) "cure"
- German: Allheilmittel
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