Theriac or theriaca was a medical concoction originally formulated by the Greeks in the 1st century AD and widely adopted in the ancient world as far away as China and India via the trading links of the Silk Route. It was an alexipharmic, or antidote, considered a panacea, for which it could serve as a synonym: in the 16th century Adam Lonicer wro...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theriac
• (a.) Alt. of Theriacal • (n.) Alt. of TheriacaFound on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/theriac/
The'ri·ac The*ri'a*ca noun [ Latin theriaca an antidote against the bite of serpents, Greek ...: confer French thériaque . See Treacle .] 1. (Old Med.) An ancient composition esteemed efficacious against the effects of poison; especially, a certain c...
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antidote to venomous bites
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theriaca, theriac A mixture regarded as effective against bites by poisonous animals; it contained at one time 60 to 70 substances that were pulverized and made into an electuary with honey. An electuary is a medicinal preparation consisting of a powdered drug made into a paste with honey or syrup.
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