Definition of Trental

1. Noun. A drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet.

Exact synonyms: Pentoxifylline
Generic synonyms: Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Trental

1. n. An office and mass for the dead on the thirtieth day after death or burial.

Definition of Trental

1. Noun. A Roman Catholic office and mass for the dead on the thirtieth day after death or burial. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) A dirge or elegy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trental

1. a series of thirty requiem masses [n -S]

Medical Definition of Trental

1. 1. An office and mass for the dead on the thirtieth day after death or burial. "Their trentals and their shrifts." 2. Hence, a dirge; an elegy. Origin: LL. Trentale, fr. L. Triginta thirty; akin to tres three: cf. OF. Trentel. See Three, and cf. Trigintal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trental

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Literary usage of Trental

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1. A Common-place Book of the Fifteenth Century: Containing a Religious Play by Lucy Toulmin Smith, Caroline Margaret Kerrison (1886)
"The masses of the trental appear to have been performed, sometimes all on the one day, sometimes on thirty separate days, one each on three days within the ..."

2. Early English Text Society by Early English Text Society (1877)
"The most common word of this description was trental, whicli meant the saying ... 83—92, the trental is directed to be performed by singing three masses on ..."

3. Ecclesiastical Memorials; Relating Chiefly to Religion, and the Reformation by John Strype (1822)
"Yt is now tyme to loke about, when that golden trental is 322 ... This trental is the main post that upholdeth al the house. ..."

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