Word of the Day: OPITULATE

– from Latin opitulārī (to bring aid, to assist),
from op-em (aid) + tul- (to bring)

“…A conserve to opitulate & helpe the digestione, of the stomacke…”

From: The Boock of Physicke
Wherin … Most of Them Selected, and Approved Remedyes, for All Corporall Diseases, and Sicknesses, which Out of Manye Highe, and Common Persons Written Physick-boockes, are Compacted, and United Together
By Oswald Gäbelkover, 1599

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