penide

penide

/ˈpɛniːd/
noun
historical
A piece or stick of boiled sugar resembling barley sugar, formerly used especially as a remedy for colds, or in treating other medical conditions. Usually in plural.

Origin
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Lanfranc’s Science of Cirurgie. From Anglo-Norman and Middle French penide, penides

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I suspect Ricola™ is just a short, easier to wrap version of penides.

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