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embrocate

[ em-broh-keyt, -bruh- ]
/ 藞蓻m bro蕣藢ke瑟t, -br蓹- /
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verb (used with object), em路bro路cat路ed, em路bro路cat路ing.
to moisten and rub with a liniment or lotion.
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Origin of embrocate

1605鈥15; <Medieval Latin embroc膩tus (past participle of embroc膩re), equivalent to Late Latin embroch(a) (<Greek embroch岣 infusion, equivalent to em-em-2 + broch岣 a making wet) + -膩tus-ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for embrocate

embrocate
/ (藞蓻mbr蓹蕣藢ke瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to apply a liniment or lotion to (a part of the body)

Word Origin for embrocate

C17: from Medieval Latin embroc膩re, from embrocha poultice, from Greek embrokh膿 lotion, infusion, from brokh膿 a moistening
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