embrocate

embrocate

[em-broh-keyt, -bruh-]
verb (used with object), embrocated, embrocating.
to moisten and rub with a liniment or lotion.

Origin:
1605–15; < Medieval Latin embrocātus (past participle of embrocāre), equivalent to Late Latin embroch(a) (< Greek embrochḗ infusion, equivalent to em- em-2 + brochḗ a making wet) + -ātus -ate1

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embrocate (ˈɛmbrəʊˌkeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to apply a liniment or lotion to (a part of the body)
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin embrocāre, from embrocha poultice, from Greek embrokhē lotion, infusion, from brokhē a moistening]

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