hippocras

noun
hip·​po·​cras | \ ˈhi-pə-ˌkras How to pronounce hippocras (audio) \

Definition of hippocras

: a mulled wine popular in medieval Europe

First Known Use of hippocras

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hippocras

Middle English ypocras, from Anglo-French ipocras, from Ipocras Hippocrates, to whom its invention was ascribed

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“Hippocras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hippocras. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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