From Ancient Greek θέρμη (thérmē) + antidote.
thermantidote (plural thermantidotes)
- An antidote to heat, especially a rotating fan attached to a window.
- 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘In the House of Suddhoo’, Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio 2005, p. 101:
- I felt the hair lift at the back of my head, and my heart thump like a thermantidote paddle.