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Verb: decoct  di'kókt
Usage: archaic
  1. Extract the essence of something by boiling it
     
  2. (cooking) be cooked until very little liquid is left
    - boil down, reduce, concentrate
     
  3. Steep in hot water

Derived forms: decocting, decocted, decocts

Type of: boil, decrease, diminish, fall, infuse, lessen, steep

Encyclopedia: Decoct