al·​u·​del | \ ˈalyəˌdel \
plural -s

Definition of aludel

: 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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First Known Use of aludel

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aludel

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

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“Aludel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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