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This apparatus consists of a cucurbit and capital of tinned copper or brass, Pl.Elements of Chemistry,|Antoine Lavoisier
Cucurbit, kū′kur-bit, n. a chemical vessel used in distillation, originally shaped like a gourd.
Mr. Homberg suspects that it was not so dry when put into the cucurbit as when it was taken out.
The Decoction of such a plant perfectly resembles the water left in the cucurbit, after distilling its Essential Oil.
Continue distilling this first liquor, till the vinegar contained in the cucurbit be diminished about a fourth part.