Decoction definition

dēkäkzhən
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An extract produced by decocting.
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A decocting or being decocted.
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An extraction or essence of something, obtained by boiling it down.
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Noun

Singular:
decoction
Plural:
decoctions

Origin of decoction

  • From Old French decoccion, decoction, from Latin decoctiō, from decoquō (“I boil down”), from de- + coquō.

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