Meaning of electuary


Pronunciation: (i-lek'ch-er"ē), [key]
— pl. -ar•ies.
  1. a pasty mass composed of a medicine, usually in powder form, mixed in a palatable medium, as syrup, honey, or other sweet substance: used esp. for animals and administered by application to the teeth, tongue, or gums.
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