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Electuary

Definition of the noun Electuary

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noun - plural: electuaries

  1. [medicine] Any preparation of a medicine mixed with honey or similar in order to make it more palatable to swallow.

Explanation

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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Google previewThe Life and Letters of Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq (2012)

Seigneur of Bousbecque, Knight, Imperial Ambassador by Ogier Ghislain de Busbecq

An electuary is a medicine of a pasty consistence composed of various ingredients. The one mentioned in the text was invented by the celebrated physician Frascatorius. It contained scordium, from which its name is derived. The prescription ...

Google previewAdaptogens (2016)

75+ Herbal Recipes and Elixirs to Improve Your Skin, Mood, Energy, Focus, and More by Agatha Noveille

shatavari honey and figs An electuary is a paste of herbs and honey that can also include dried fruit pieces. In this recipe, the base of the ...

Google previewWord 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 ...

Google previewAn Easy and Exact Method of Curing the Venereal Disease (1748)

In All Its Different Appearances: with an Account of Its Nature, Causes, and Symptoms : Demonstrated ... And Likewise a Method of Curing the Scurvy, Gleets, Whites, &c. Illustrated with Curious Copper-plates ... by John Profily

Electuary is a Form of Medicine made of Conserves, Powders, Species, &c. into the Consistence of Honey, or the Pap of a rosted Apple, to be divided into Doses, when taken like a Bole. Embryo is the Rudiments of a Child in the Womb before ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe Medical Guide ... The fourteenth edition, with additions (1833)

by Richard Reece

-—- An electuary is a form of medicine, ...

Google previewA History of Geology and Medicine (2013)

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.

Google previewMackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in All the Useful and Domestic Arts (1860)

Constituting a Complete Practical Library Relative to Agriculture, Bees, Bleaching, Brewing, Calico Printing, Carving at Table, Cements, Confectionary, Cookery ... by Colin Mackenzie

electuary is a very convenient laxative, and has long been in common use among practitioners. Taken to the size of a nutmeg, or more, as occasion may require, it is an excellent laxative for loosening the belly in costive habits. Compound ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

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 Catechu. The Electuarium Catechu Compositum. ELECTUARIUM CATECHU COMPOSITUM. E. D. Compound Electuary of Catechu. Confectio Japonica. Electuarium Catechu.

Google previewThe Bahnm Dictionary of Holistic Horse Medicine and Management (1998)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

sweetened medicinal paste, medicinal pastry Etymologically, the word electuary should not be confused with elixir; it may have an etymological connection to electrum (cf. amber), which was also the name for ...

Google previewLexicon 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. Confectio Japonica. Electuarium Catechu. Digest four ounces of the ...

Google previewThe 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)

Electuary of cassia. Take of cassia puip four parts, tamarind ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Electuary Diathermy is a modified form of high-frequency current therapy in which warmth is induced deep in the tissues. Repetitive stimulation is produced by cardiac pacemakers; these have been used in small animals and in horses.

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

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 cassia. Electuarium cassiaesennae, Edin. electuarium sennae, Lond. electuary lenitive. Electuarium catechu ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

An electuary. The London Pharmacopoeia refers those articles which were formerly called electuaries to confections. See Confectio. ELECTUARIUM ANTIMoS II. B. Electuarii sennae, 3.j. ; guaiaci gummi, hydrargyri cum sulphure, antimonii ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum (1860)

Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper

An electuary. The London Pharmacopoeia refers those articles which were for merly called electuaries to confections. See Confectio. ELECTUARIUM ANT1MoNII. B. Electuariisennae, 3.j; guaiaci gummi, hydrargyri cum sulphure, antimonii ppi.

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge: (1802)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy; Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts. In Four Volumes. Volume First[-fourth]. by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

ELECTUARY, a form of medicine, consisting of powders, or rtheringredients, incorporated with honey, conserve, or syrup; it is divided into doses, to be taken as circumstances may require. - Flectuaries are composed principally of the ...

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Electuary Meaning

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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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