Em"bro*cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embrocated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Embrocating.] [NL. embrocatus, p. p. of embrocare; cf. Gr. lotion, fomentation, fr. to foment; in + to wet.] Med.

To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge.


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