limbeck

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limbeck. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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