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Electuary


An electuary is a medicinal paste made of powders, or other medical ingredients, incorporated with sweeteners to hide the taste, such as syrup, honey, jam, etc., for the purposes of oral consumption.

References

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. 1913.
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