Definición de hippocras en inglés:

hippocras

Saltos de línea: hippo|cras
Pronunciación: /ˈhɪpəkras
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] historical
  • Wine flavoured with spices.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • By Chaucer's time, probably the best known of these spicy wines were hippocras and clary.
    • This was often done at home and the most popular recipe was for ‘hippocras’, made with red or white wine.
    • All of the spice bits were caught in the cloth, and the hippocras was poured into several glass jars.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French ipocras 'Hippocrates' (see Hippocrates), translating medieval Latin vinum Hippocraticum 'Hippocratic wine' (because it was strained through a filter called a Hippocrates' sleeve).

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