distiller

[dih-stil-er]

noun

an apparatus for distilling, as a condenser; still.
a person or company whose business it is to extract alcoholic liquors by distillation.

Nearby words

  1. distillate,
  2. distillation,
  3. distillation column,
  4. distilled,
  5. distilled water,
  6. distillers' grain,
  7. distillery,
  8. distillment,
  9. distinct,
  10. distinction

Origin of distiller

First recorded in 1570–80; distill + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for distiller

distiller

noun

a person or organization that distils, esp a company that makes spirits
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Word Origin and History for distiller

distiller

n.

1570s, agent noun from distill.

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