mithridate

mithridate \ MITH-ri-deyt \ , noun;

1. A confection believed to contain an antidote to every poison.

Quote:
Elizabeth had listened with half an ear while she tried to spoon the mithridate between Margaret’s flaccid lips.
— Anya Seton, The Winthrop Woman


Origin:
Mithridate originates from the name of Mithridates VI, a legendary king who had an immunity topoisons.
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