Main Entry: trea·cle
Etymology: Middle English triacle, from Middle French, from Latin theriaca, from Greek thEriakE antidote against a poisonous bite, from feminine of thEriakos of a wild animal, from thErion wild animal, diminutive of thEr wild animal — more at FIERCE
Date: 14th century
1 : a medicinal compound formerly in wide use as a remedy against poison
2 chiefly British a : MOLASSES b : a blend of molasses, invert sugar, and corn syrup used as syrup at the table — called also golden syrup
3 : something (as a tone of voice) heavily sweet and cloying
If you’re searching because of the Harry Potter books, “treacle tarts” or “treacle fudge” would be one of the uses of number 2.
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