[ dih-stil-muh nt ]
/ dɪˈstɪl mənt /
Everyday English Words With Ancient Arabic RootsThroughout the English language are Arabic roots. Read on for the surprising Arabian delights in English. English would be awfully bland without them.
6 Portuguese Terms We Wish Existed in EnglishSometimes we’re at a loss for words, not because we’re speechless, but because no English term lends itself to the situation (or snack) at hand. At those times, we turn to other languages, celebrating them for the concepts we wish we could express so easily in English. Here are some of our favorite words from the Portuguese language. Saudade This untranslatable Portuguese term refers to …
Also especially British, dis·til·ment.
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Examples from the Web for distillment
But art is not quite the same as life at first hand; it is rather the distillment of it.The Gate of Appreciation|Carleton Noyes
And that royal ear was lent, and almost fatal was the distillment poured into its porches.History of the United Netherlands, 1584-86, Vol. I. (of IV) Complete|John Lothrop Motley