spiritus frumenti

[ spir-i-tuh s froo-men-tahy, -tee ]
/ ˈspɪr ɪ təs fruˈmɛn taɪ, -ti /

noun

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Origin of spiritus frumenti

From the New Latin word spīritus frūmentī literally, the spirit (or life) of grain
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