Definitions of Electuary

  1. A medicine composed of powders, or other ingredients, incorporated with some convserve, honey, or sirup; a confection. See the note under Confection. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Confection. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  3. A medicine disguised by a sweetened substance. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  4. A composition of medicinal powders with honey or sugar. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Medicine made into a paste with honey or sirup. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A medicine compounded with syrup, honey, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A medicine made up with sugar or honey, as a confection. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. e-lek't[=u]-ar-i, n. a composition of medicinal powders with honey or sugar. [Low L. electuarium--Gr. ekleikton--ekleichein, to lick up.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  9. Electuarium-e. Lenitive, Confectio sennae. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  10. Medicinal powder &c. mixed with honey or syrup. [Late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  11. A soft medicated confection. American pocket medical dictionary.
  12. A preparation of pasty consistence, made of powders or other medicinal substances intimately mixed with a saccharine material. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  13. [L.L.] A medicinal compound of the consistency of honey, into which honey, sugar, etc., enter. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  14. n. [Greek] A medicine composed of powders made up into a confection. Cabinet Dictionary
  15. A form of medicine made of conserves and powders, in the consistence of honey. Complete Dictionary