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Definition of the noun electuary

What does electuary mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: electuaries

  1. [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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Google previewA manual of nursing, medical and surgical (1883)

by Charles James Cullingworth

An Electuary is a form of medicine of the consistence of stiff jam, generally containing an aperient made palatable by the addition of honey or sugar. It is given in a tea- or dessert-spoon, according to the dose ordered. Suppositories are little ...

Google previewThe Black Death (1994)

by Rosemay Horrox

An electuary is a paste made by mixing powdered SCIENTIFIC 185 .

Google previewThe Life and Letters of Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq (1881)

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 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 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 Catecbu. The Etectuarium Catechu Compositum. ELECTUARIUM CATECHU C OMPOSITUM. E. D. Compound Electuary of Catechu. Confectio Japonica.

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)

Take of lenitive electuary ...

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. Conjectio Japonica. Electuarium Catechu, Digest four ounces of the extract of catechu ; tbree ...

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 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 ...

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...

Electuary today isa rarely recognized expression for (usually sweetened)pastries with pharmaceutically active ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Electuary 215 chains were operated. Earthing the...

To relieve sore throat in the horse, an electuary of extract of belladonna, potassium chlorate, and aniseed, made up into a paste with treacle, was formerly much used. The electuary is ...

Google previewThe National Medical Dictionary ... (1890)

by John Shaw Billings

Electuary. É. cathol- icum [Cod.] ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, &c. on a Plan Entirely New (1781)

By Which, the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, &c., Together with a Description of All Countries, Cities ... a General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms and States, and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times ...

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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