Definition of Oxymel

1. n. A mixture of honey, water, vinegar, and spice, boiled to a sirup.



Definition of Oxymel

1. Noun. (context: now historical) A mixture of honey, water, and vinegar, boiled to a syrup, sometimes mixed with herbs or spices. ¹

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Definition of Oxymel

1. a mixture of vinegar and honey [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oxymel

1. A mixture of honey, water, vinegar, and spice, boiled to a sirup. Origin: L. Oxymeli, Gr.; acid + honey. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxymel

oxyl
oxylinkage
oxylinkages
oxylipin
oxylipins
oxylith
oxylium
oxylium ion
oxylium ions
oxyliums
oxylophyte
oxylophytes
oxyls
oxyluciferin
oxyluciferins
oxymel (current term)
oxymels
oxymesterone
oxymetazoline
oxymetazoline hydrochloride
oxymetholone
oxymethylene
oxymetry
oxymora
oxymoron
oxymoronic
oxymoronically
oxymorons
oxymorphone
oxymorphone hydrochloride

Literary usage of Oxymel

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1. Collections for an Essay Towards a Materia Medica of the United States by Benjamin Smith Barton (1900)
"This oxymel may be taken hourly for three or four hours, a teaspoon full at a time for a grown person, in extreme cases, or until ease takes place : after ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"A gaseous element, supporting life and flame, and originally supposed to be an essential part of every acid. oxymel. [Gr. i! ..."

3. A Text-book of practical therapeutics: With Especial Reference to the by Hobart Amory Hare (1894)
"US and В. P.) is given in the dose of J to 1 drachm (2.0-4.0), the honey (oxymel Scilla?, BP) in the dose of J to 1 drachm (2.0-4.0), and the compound pill ..."

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