E*dul"co*rate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Edulcorated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Edulcorating.] [L. e ou + dulcoratus, p. p. of dulcorare to sweeten, fr. dulcor sweetness, fr. dulcis sweet: cf. F. 'edulcorer.]

1.

To render sweet; to sweeten; to free from acidity.

Succory . . . edulcorated with sugar and vinegar. Evelyn.

2. Chem.

To free from acids, salts, or other soluble substances, by washing; to purify.

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