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Definition of Lozenge


  1. A diamond-shaped figure usually with the upper and lower angles slightly acute, borne upon a shield or escutcheon. Cf. Fusil.
  2. A form of the escutcheon used by women instead of the shield which is used by men.
  3. A figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two obtuse angles; a rhomb.
  4. Anything in the form of lozenge.
  5. A small cake of sugar and starch, flavored, and often medicated. -- originally in the form of a lozenge.

Lozenge Translations

lozenge in German is Rautezeichen
lozenge in Norwegian is pastill
lozenge in Spanish is rombo
lozenge in Swedish is romb