Definition of embrocation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌembrəˈkeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌembrəˈkeɪʃn//
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a liquid for rubbing on sore muscles to make them less painful, for example after too much exercise Word Origin late Middle English: from medieval Latin embrocatio(n-), from the verb embrocare, based on Greek embrokhē ‘lotion’.