Florentine flask

variants: or Florentine receiver

Definition of Florentine flask

: a receiver of glass or metal having an outlet near the top and one near the bottom for separating the layers of two immiscible distillates (as oil and water in the steam distillation of essential oils)

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First Known Use of Florentine flask

1744, in the meaning defined above

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“Florentine flask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Florentine%20flask. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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