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Topic: MATHS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: losange

lozenge

noun
     
loz‧enge [countable]
1DFFMD a small flat sweet, especially one that contains medicine:
a cough lozenge
2HM a shape similar to a square, with two angles of less than 90° opposite each other and two angles of more than 90° opposite each other
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