Pronunciation: (thēr'ē-ak"), [key]
1. molasses; treacle.
2. a paste formerly used as an antidote to poison, esp. snake venom, made from 60 or 70 different drugs pulverized and mixed with honey. Also,the•ri•a•caPronunciation: (thu-rī'u-ku). [key]
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