raffinate

noun
raf·fi·nate | \-āt\
plural -s

Definition of raffinate 

: a liquid product resulting from extraction of a liquid with a solvent also : the less soluble residue that remains after extraction (as in refining lubricating oil)

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History and Etymology for raffinate

French raffiner to refine (from re- + affiner to make fine) + International Scientific Vocabulary -ate

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