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Meaning of EMBROCATION

Pronunciation:  `embrow'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
 

EMBROCATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: liniment
 
 See Also: application, lotion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`bro*ca"tion\, n. [NL. embrocatio: cf. F.
embrocation.] (Med.)
(a) The act of moistening and rubbing a diseased part with
    spirit, oil, etc.
(b) The liquid or lotion with which an affected part is
    rubbed.

 

 

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