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cohobate

[ koh-hoh-beyt ]
/ 藞ko蕣 ho蕣藢be瑟t /
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verb (used with object), co路ho路bat路ed, co路ho路bat路ing.Pharmacology.
to distill again from the same or a similar substance, as by pouring a distilled liquid back upon the matter remaining in the vessel, or upon another mass of similar matter.
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Origin of cohobate

1635鈥45; <New Latin cohob膩tus (past participle of cohob膩re), equivalent to kohob repetition (Paracelsian term, perhaps <dialectal Arabic ka士ab second) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM cohobate

co路ho路ba路tion, nounco路ho路ba路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cohobate

cohobate
/ (藞k蓹蕣h蓹蕣藢be瑟t) /

verb
(tr) pharmacol to redistil (a distillate), esp by allowing it to mingle with the remaining matter

Word Origin for cohobate

C17: from New Latin cohob膩re, perhaps from Arabic ka`aba to repeat an action
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