E*lec"tu*a*ry (?; 135), n.; pl. Electuaries (#). [OE. letuaire, OF. lettuaire, electuaire, F. 'electuaire, 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.
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