browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
embrocate

more about embrocate

embrocate


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embrocate  \Em"bro*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embrocated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Embrocating}.]  [NL.  embrocatus  p.  p.  of 
  embrocare;  cf  Gr  ?  lotion,  fomentation,  fr  ?  to  foment;  ? 
  in  +  ?  to  wet.]  (Med.) 
  To  moisten  and  rub  (a  diseased  part)  with  a  liquid  substance, 
  as  with  spirit,  oil,  etc.,  by  means  of  a  cloth  or  sponge. 




more about embrocate