Definition of the noun electuary
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noun - plural: electuaries
- [medicine] Any preparation of a medicine mixed with honey or similar in order to make it more palatable to swallow.
Electuary: An electuary is a medicinal paste composed of powders, or other medical ingredients, incorporated with sweeteners to hide the taste, like syrup, honey, jam, etc., for the purposes of oral consumption.
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The Black Death (1994)
by Rosemay Horrox
An electuary is a paste made by mixing powdered SCIENTIFIC 185 .
The Edinburgh New Dispensatory ... being an improvement upon the New Dispensatory by Dr Lewis (1794)
by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, John ROTHERAM (M.D., the Younger.)
Tms electuary is a warm, brisk Purgative. it is a resorm of the Electuarium caryotosti'mm os our preceding dispensatoriea, a composition which was greatly complained os, as being inconvenicnt to take, on account of the largeness os its dose.
by Richard Reece
-—- An electuary is a form of medicine, ...
Word Nerd (2007)
More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer
an electuary is a medicine mixed with honey or syrup elegant comes from Latin eligere, “select” elegiac can mean “melancholy, mournful” elegy is from Greek elegos, “mournful poem” to be unhappily alone is to be elenge elephant is made up ...
by Edward Boden
Electuary. Electuary is a soft paste made by compounding drugs ...
by C.J. Duffin, R.T.J. Moody, C. Gardner-Thorpe
An electuary is a paste-like medicine made up of finely powdered ingredients and bonded together, usually using honey.
Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle
Electuary of Catecbu. The Etectuarium Catechu Compositum. ELECTUARIUM CATECHU C OMPOSITUM. E. D. Compound Electuary of Catechu. Confectio Japonica.
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
Take of lenitive electuary ...
Lexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)
Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle
Electuary of Catechu. The Electuarium Catechu Compositum. ELECTUARIUM . CATECHU COMPOSITUM.E.D. Compound Electuary of Catechu. Conjectio Japonica. Electuarium Catechu, Digest four ounces of the extract of catechu ; tbree ...
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
electuary of scammony. Electuarium opiatum, Edin. confectio opiata, Lond. electuary of opium, opiate confection. Confectio aromatica, Lond. aromatic confection. Class XXII. Trochisci. Troches. Troches and lozenges are composed of ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Electuary of purging cassia. — 4 Take of the pulp of ...
by Keith Allison
Electuary Traditionally, a mixture of medicines made into a paste with treacle, honey or the like. A convenient method of applying remedies to the throat or pharynx by smearing th preparation onto the back of the tongue or teeth with a ...
by John Shaw Billings
Electuary. É. cathol- icum [Cod.] ...
Dictionarium Anglo-Britannicum: or, a general English Dictionary, comprehending a brief ... explication of all sorts of difficult words, etc (1708)
by John Kersey
an Electuary , whereof the chief ingredient is Saryrian, or Rag won. Dlastdldfllm, an Electuary that take: name from the Herb Son-dium, or Mr"Germrndtr, the main ...
The Domestic Encyclopaedia (1802)
Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge, Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich
1 scruple; gamboge, 10 grains : these articles are also to be formed into an electuary with honey, and to be noted No. 2. The patient should , for ...
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An acid purgative electuary. Take of pulp of tamarinds, two ounces; crystals of tartar, two drama. Make them into an electuary. This is an usesul cooling laxative in hot bilious dispositions, or inflammatory diseases. The bulk os a nutmeg may be ...
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Scrabble value of E1L1E1C3T1U1A1R1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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