noun Old Pharmacology.
- mithridates vi,
Origin of mithridate
Examples from the Web for mithridate
Mithridate, the ancient cure-all of King Mithridates, was another dose for children.Child Life in Colonial Days|Alice Morse Earle
Officers and ladies took part in the performances, and the plays Nicomède and Mithridate were wholly unobjectionable.Count Frontenac|William Dawson LeSueur
Note: Realgar: The Chinese believe that realgar is a mithridate and tonic.The Chinese Fairy Book|Various
The mithridate is still prepared in some shops, and is occasionally, though very rarely, prescribed.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The cabal which gathered head against Bajazet could only whisper its malignities when Mithridate appeared.A History of French Literature|Edward Dowden
Word Origin for mithridate
"antidote against poison," from Medieval Latin mithridatum, from Late Latin mithridatium, neuter of Mithridatius "pertaining to Mithridates," king of Pontus, who made himself poison-proof.