Definition of Embrocate

1. Verb. Administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing.

Exact synonyms: Anele, Anoint, Inunct, Oil
Generic synonyms: Bless
Derivative terms: Anointer, Anointment, Embrocation, Inunction, Oil



Definition of Embrocate

1. v. t. To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge.

Definition of Embrocate

1. Verb. (medicine transitive) To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Embrocate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

Medical Definition of Embrocate

1. To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc, by means of a cloth or sponge. Origin: NL. Embrocatus, p. P. Of embrocare; cf. Gr. Lotion, fomentation, fr. To foment; in + to wet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embrocate

embrewed
embrewing
embrews
embreyite
embrighten
embrightened
embrightening
embrightens
embrine
embrittle
embrittled
embrittlement
embrittlements
embrittles
embrittling
embrocate (current term)
embrocated
embrocates
embrocating
embrocation
embrocations
embroglio
embroglios
embroider
embroidered
embroiderer
embroiderers
embroideress
embroideresses
embroideries

Literary usage of Embrocate

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1. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"... 3. to embrocate, to moisten and rnb a diseased or affected part; 3. col. viil. ... embrocate ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... vt 1. bathe; spec, embrocate. ». See FOSTER, INCITE. 2. Of the act: spec, succession, consecution, pursuing. Antonyms: see PRECEDENCE. fond, a. 1. ..."

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