Word of the Day: QUAERITATE

from Latin quaeritāre (to search for, to seek, to ask,
from quaerere (to ask, inquire) + –itare (-itate)

“…for Carpenters seeke to the Trunk of its Tree; Dyers to its barke; Boyes to its fruit; Apothecaryes quaeritate its Medicinall use, which Mithridates knew…”

From: A Medicinal Dispensatory:
Containing the Whole Body of Physick
By Jean de Renou
Translated by Richard Tomlinson, 1657

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