electuary


noun, plural e·lec·tu·ar·ies. Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine.

  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 especially for animals and administered by application to the teeth, tongue, or gums.

noun plural -aries

  1. archaic a paste taken orally, containing a drug mixed with syrup or honey

n.

  1. confection

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