- Molasses, a viscid syrup that drains from sugar-refining molds.
- A saccharine fluid.
- Formerly, a remedy for poison, hence any effective remedy.
- A possible nucleolar-cytoplasmic transporter protein encoded by the gene responsible for Treacher-Collins syndrome.
[M.E. triacle, antidote, fr. L. theriaca, antidote to snake bite, fr. G. theriakos, pertaining to wild beasts]
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