theriac

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θηριακή (thēriakḗ, antidote) feminine form of θηριακός (thēriakós, concerning venomous beasts), from θήρ (thḗr, beast)

Noun[edit]

theriac (plural theriacs)

  1. an antidote to a poison, especially to the venom of a snake
  2. (obsolete) treacle; molasses

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