theriac

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an antidote to a poison, especially to the venom of a snake
{i} molasses; paste used to treat snake bites; mixture of many drugs mixed with honey used in the past as an antidote to poison; cure all, panacea
Treacle; molasses
Of or pertaining to theriac; medicinal
An ancient composition esteemed efficacious against the effects of poison; especially, a certain compound of sixty-four drugs, prepared, pulverized, and reduced by means of honey to an electuary; called also theriaca Andromachi, and Venice treacle
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theriac

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    () From Ancient Greek θηριακή (thēriakē, “antidote”) feminine form of θηριακός (thēriakos, “concerning venomous beasts”) from θήρ (thēr, “beast”)

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