Hippocras



[hip-uh-kras] /ˈhɪp əˌkræs/

noun
1.
an old medicinal cordial made of wine mixed with spices.
/ˈhɪpəʊˌkræs/
noun
1.
an old English drink of wine flavoured with spices

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