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- n. The formulation and preparation of a tincture; treatment with a tincture
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The preparation of a tincture; the treatment of a substance by solution in a menstruum, especially alcohol or ether.
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The odoriferous principle of palm oil resembling that from orris-root, can be dissolved out of it by tincturation with alcohol; like ottos generally, it remains intact in the presence of an alkali, hence, soap made of palm oil retains the odor of the oil.
_tincturation_ for roots, and by _distillation_ for seeds, modified under certain circumstances.