esill

noun
\ ˈā|səl, ˈē|, |zəl \
plural -s

Definition of esill

1 archaic : vinegar
2 archaic : a wine made from vinegar

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History and Etymology for esill

Middle English eisil, aisil, from Old French, vinegar, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin acetulum, diminutive of Latin acetum vinegar, sour wine

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“Esill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esill. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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