cohobate

[ koh-hoh-beyt ]
/ ˈkoʊ hoʊˌbeɪt /
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verb (used with object), co·ho·bat·ed, co·ho·bat·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.

Nearby words

  1. cohn, ferdinand,
  2. cohnheim,
  3. coho,
  4. coho salmon,
  5. cohoba,
  6. cohoes,
  7. cohort,
  8. cohortative,
  9. cohosh,
  10. cohousing

Origin of cohobate

1635–45; < New Latin cohobātus (past participle of cohobāre), equivalent to kohob repetition (Paracelsian term, perhaps < dialectal Arabic kaʿab second) + -ātus -ate1

Related formsco·ho·ba·tion, nounco·ho·ba·tor, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for cohobated

cohobate

/ (ˈkəʊhəʊˌbeɪt) /

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 cohobāre, perhaps from Arabic ka`aba to repeat an action

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