Word of the Day: MINORATE

from Latin minorātus, past participle of minorāre (to make less)

“…When forsoþ þe sanie þat first was indigeste goþ out digeste & minorate, i. lessed
[?c1425 Paris lesse; L. minorata], it is signe þat þe fistule is mortified…”

From: Guy de Chauliac’s Grande Chirurgie. a1425

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