embrocation

noun
em·​bro·​ca·​tion | \ ˌem-brə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce embrocation (audio) \

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First Known Use of embrocation

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for embrocation

Middle English embrocacioun, from Middle French embrocacion, from Medieval Latin embrocation-, embrocatio, from Late Latin embrocare to rub with lotion, from Greek embroche lotion, from en- + brechein to wet

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“Embrocation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embrocation. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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embrocation

noun
em·​bro·​ca·​tion | \ ˌem-brə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce embrocation (audio) \

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