decoct

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French [Term?], from Latin decoquō (I boil down), from de- + coquō (I cook).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

decoct (third-person singular simple present decocts, present participle decocting, simple past and past participle decocted)

  1. (cooking) To make an infusion
  2. (cooking) To reduce, or concentrate by boiling down

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