Electuaries
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; 'ek 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}. [1913 Webster]

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