1. (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia

Definition categories: person

2. hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists

Similar word(s): catholicon, nostrum

Definition categories: man–made, curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic

Sentences with panacea as a noun:

- A monorail will be a panacea for our traffic woes.