Word of the Day: MINUATE

ETYMOLOGY
irregular formed on Latin minuĕre to lessen + -ate

EXAMPLE
“The sole dissent about its composition, is in the tincture of the silk, and the weight of Musk, which some augment, others minuate

From: A Medicinal Dispensatory: Containing the Whole Body of Physick:
Composed By The Illustrious Renodaeus,
Englished and Revised by Richard Tomlinson, of London, Apothecary, 1657

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