ALEXITERIC

Alexiteric

A*lex`i*ter"ic\, Alexiterical \A*lex`i*ter"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ? fit to keep off or help, fr. ? one who keeps off, helper; ? to keep off: cf. F. alexit[`e]re.] (Med.) Resisting poison; obviating the effects of venom; alexipharmic.
Webster's Revised

Alexiteric

A*lex`i*ter"ic\, n. [Gr. ? a remedy, an amulet: cf. F. alexit[`e]re, LL. alexiterium.] (Med.) A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general. --Brande & C.
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