Definition of dephlegmate
1 archaic : to deprive (a spirit or an acid) of phlegm (see phlegm 3) : free from an excess of water especially by distillation
2 : to rectify (a liquid) by distillation
dephlegmation\ˌdēˌflegˈmāshən\ noun, plural
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Origin and Etymology of dephlegmate
de- + phlegm + -ate
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