alambicco

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French alambic, from Medieval Latin alembicus, from Arabic إِنْبِيق(ʾinbīq, still), from Ancient Greek ἄμβιξ (ámbix, cup, cap of a still).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alambicco m (plural alambicchi)

  1. (obsolete) alembic
  2. still (distillation apparatus)
    Synonym: distillatore

Further reading[edit]

  • alambicco in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana