Wiktionary:Word of the day/2022/September 22

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Word of the day
for September 22
alexipharmic adj
  1. (pharmacology, chiefly archaic or historical) Synonym of alexipharmac (of or pertaining to an alexipharmac; also, acting as an alexipharmac by protecting against or warding off the ill effects of a harmful substance, especially a poison or venom)

alexipharmic n

  1. (pharmacology, chiefly archaic or historical, also figuratively) Synonym of alexipharmac (a medical remedy for protecting the body, or an antidote, against harmful substances, especially a poison or venom (specifically, that of a snake)); an antidote.
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