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electuary

 [e-lek´choo͡-ar″e]
a medicinal preparation consisting of a powdered drug made into a paste with honey or syrup.

con·fec·tion

(kon-fek'shŭn),
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
[L. confectio]

electuary

(ĭ-lĕk′cho͞o-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. electuar·ies
A drug mixed with sugar and water or honey into a pasty mass suitable for oral administration.

electuary

a medicinal preparation consisting of a powdered drug made into a paste with honey or syrup.
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These were often prepared as electuaries, soft substances designed to be licked in the same way that nougats are.
electuaries, tinctures, elixirs, pills, plasters and poultices.
At the time, sugar was largely treated as a flavoring used in medicine, electuaries, and other solid pills made by apothecaries, where the sweetener acted as a binding agent and masked unpleasant flavors from medicinal ingredients.
53) Three Dominican provincial chapters of the mid-thirteenth century banned the use of electuaries, syrups, and laxatives, all compound medicines, unless they were absolutely necessary: Douais, Acta, I, pp.
Furthermore, their cells are stuffed with jars filled with unguents and electuaries, with boxes full of various sweetmeats .