noun, plural e·lec·tu·ar·ies. Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine.
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Electuary, e-lek′tū-ar-i, n. a composition of medicinal powders with honey or sugar.
This evening Mr. Hollyard sends me an electuary to take (a walnut quantity of it) going to bed, which I did.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Then unto him the rich man sent an electuary of gold and silver, and straightway he was cured.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III|Henry Charles Lea
But the rich man sent him an electuary of gold and silver, and he was immediately made whole.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright
It was enclosed in a gallipot, and was what I believe they called an electuary.The House by the Church-Yard|J. Sheridan Le Fanu