redistill

verb

re·​dis·​till (ˌ)rē-di-ˈstil How to pronounce redistill (audio)
redistilled; redistilling; redistills

transitive verb

: to distill (something, such as liquor) again
Both gin and vodka are made from neutral grain spirits (like rye, barley, wheat, corn) but gin gets steeped with botanicals (fancy word for dried herbs, roots, and citrus peels) and redistilled.Alex Beggs
redistillation noun
redistillation of weak liquor

Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redistill was in 1600

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“Redistill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redistill. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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