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electuaries


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electuary  \E*lec"tu*a*ry\  (?;  135),  n.;  pl  {Electuaries}.  [OE. 
  letuaire  OF  lettuaire  electuaire  F.  ['e]lectuaire,  L. 
  electuarium  electarium  prob.  fr  Gr  ?,  ?  a  medicine  that 
  is  licked  away  fr  Gr  ?  to  lick  up  ?  out  +  ?  to  lick.  See 
  {Lick},  and  cf  {Eclegm}.]  (Med.) 
  A  medicine  composed  of  powders,  or  other  ingredients, 
  incorporated  with  some  convserve,  honey,  or  sirup;  a 
  confection.  See  the  note  under  {Confection}.