[ em-broh-keyt, -bruh- ]
/ ˈɛm broʊˌkeɪt, -brə- /
verb (used with object), em·bro·cat·ed, em·bro·cat·ing.
to moisten and rub with a liniment or lotion.
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British Dictionary definitions for embrocate
/ (ˈɛmbrəʊˌkeɪt) /
(tr) to apply a liniment or lotion to (a part of the body)
Word Origin for embrocate
C17: from Medieval Latin embrocāre, from embrocha poultice, from Greek embrokhē lotion, infusion, from brokhē a moistening
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