Origin: ME ypocras < OFr < Ypocras, Hippocrates, after ML vinum Hippocraticum, wine of Hippocrates: from being filtered through a strainer called “Hippocrates' sleeve” (L manica Hippocratis)
See hippocras in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English ipocras
Origin: , from Old French ypocras, hypocras
Origin: , from alteration of Hippocras, Hippocrates.