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apozem Line breaks: apo¦zem
Pronunciation: /ˈapəzəm/

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Definition of apozem in English:


A concentrated liquor resulting from heating or infusing a substance, used for medicinal purposes.


Late Middle English: via Old French or late Latin from Greek apozema, from apozein 'to boil off', from apo 'completely' + zein 'to boil'.

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