Definition of clyster in English:

clyster

noun

  • archaic term for enema
    • ‘Since at least the days of Hippocratic hygiene, and until at least the mid nineteenth century, the Western medical profession urged the regular prophylactic use of emetics and clysters.’
    • ‘The remedies which they use are large clysters, whereby they void store of windiness.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French clystere or Latin clyster, from Greek klustēr syringe, from kluzein wash out.

Pronunciation:

clyster

/ˈklɪstə/