[ih-lek-choo-er-ee] /ɪˈlɛk tʃuˌɛr i/
noun, plural electuaries. Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine.
a pasty mass composed of a medicine, usually in powder form, mixed in a palatable medium, as syrup, honey, or other sweet substance: used especially for animals and administered by application to the teeth, tongue, or gums.
noun (pl) -aries
(archaic) a paste taken orally, containing a drug mixed with syrup or honey
electuary e·lec·tu·ar·y (ĭ-lěk’chōō-ěr’ē)
[el-i-guh ns] /ˈɛl ɪ gəns/ noun 1. quality: elegance of dress. 2. something ; a refinement. /ˈɛlɪɡəns/ noun (pl) -gances, -gancies 1. dignified grace in appearance, movement, or behaviour 2. good taste in design, style, arrangement, etc 3. something elegant; a refinement n. c.1500, “tastefulness, correctness, harmoniousness, refinement,” of speech or prose, from Middle French […]
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[el-i-guh n-see] /ˈɛl ɪ gən si/ noun, plural elegancies. 1. .
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