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pil·ule

 (pĭl′yo͞ol)
n.
A small pill or pellet.

[French, from Old French pillule, from Latin pilula; see pill1.]

pil′u·lar (pĭl′yə-lər) adj.

pilule

(ˈpɪljuːl) or

pilula

n
(Pharmacology) a small pill
[C16: via French from Latin pilula little ball, from pila ball]
ˈpilular adj

pil•ule

(ˈpɪl yul)

n.
a small pill (contrasted with bolus).
[1535–45; < Latin pilula. See pile4, -ule]
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