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  • n. A vessel used in alchemy to extract oils.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vessel used in alchemy to extract oils.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vessel used in old chemistry in which distillation by descent was performed.

Etymologies

New Latin descensorium: compare Old French descensoire. See descend. (Wiktionary)

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