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  • n. A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The general name of a class of preparations consisting of a medicinal substance dissolved or suspended in glycerol. Also glycerate, glycerol, glycerole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a medicine made by mixing a substance in glycerin

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  • ...even
    as glycerite buds in a neighbour's pear tree
    mark an irrevocable change
    about to occur; we shall not see spring here again.

    - Peter Reading, Spring Letter, from For the Municipality's Elderly, 1974

    June 22, 2008