- (context, mostly, British) A syrupy byproduct of sugar refining; molasses or golden syrup.
- cloying, Cloying sentimental speech.
- (dated) An antidote for poison; theriac.
Etymology: (term, tr=theriake, , , antidote, lang=el).
- Dutch: melasse
- French: mélasse
- German: Melasse
- Italian: melassa
- Spanish: melaza
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