lim·​beck ˈlim-ˌbek How to pronounce limbeck (audio)

Word History


Middle English lembike, from Medieval Latin alembicum

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of limbeck was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Limbeck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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