Definition for E-LIX-A'TION

E-LIX-A'TION, n. [L. elixus, from elixio, to boil, to moisten or macerate, from lixo, lix.]

  1. The act of boiling or stewing; also, concoction in the stomach; digestion. Brown.
  2. In pharmacy, the extraction of the virtues of ingredients by boiling or stewing; also, lixiviation. Bailey. Encyc.

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