al·​co·​hol·​a·​ture | \ ¦al-kə-¦hȯl-ə-ˌchu̇r, -¦häl- \
plural -s

Definition of alcoholature

: an alcoholic tincture prepared from a fresh vegetable drug

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First Known Use of alcoholature

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alcoholature

French alcoolature, from alcool alcohol, from Middle French alcohol liquid produced by distillation, from New Latin

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“Alcoholature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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