noun al·u·del \ˈalyəˌdel\

Definition of aludel



  1. :  one of the pear-shaped or bottle-shaped pots open at both ends so that the neck can be fitted into the bottom of another similar pot in succession used to form a condenser in sublimation processes

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Origin and Etymology of aludel

Middle French alutel, aludel, from Spanish & Medieval Latin; Spanish aludel & Medieval Latin allutel, from Arabic al-uthāl, the vessel

First Known Use: 14th century

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