Definition of raffinate in English:

raffinate

Syllabification: raf·fi·nate
Pronunciation: /ˈrafəˌnāt
 
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noun

Chemistry
A liquid from which impurities have been removed by solvent extraction.

Origin

1920s: from French raffiner or German raffinieren 'refine' + -ate1.

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