Edulcorate

E*dul"co*rate

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Edulcorated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Edulcorating.] [L. e out + dulcoratus, p. p. of dulcorare to sweeten, fr. dulcor sweetness, fr. dulcis sweet: cf. F. dulcorer.] 1. To render sweet; to sweeten; to free from acidity.
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Succory . . . edulcorated with sugar and vinegar.
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2. (Chem.) To free from acids, salts, or other soluble substances, by washing; to purify. [R.]
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