plural -s
: an alcoholic tincture prepared from a fresh vegetable drug

Word History


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

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alcoholature was in 1831

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“Alcoholature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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