What is another word for stillroom?

Pronunciation: [stˈɪlɹuːm] (IPA)

Stillroom is a term used to describe a room where herbs, flowers, and other plants are distilled in order to create a variety of products including perfumes, essential oils, and medicinal remedies. Alternatives for the word stillroom include the apothecary, where herbal products are made, the distillery, where alcohol is distilled, and the laboratory, where scientific experiments are conducted. The term alchemist's den can also be used to describe a stillroom where natural elements are transformed into useful items. The word stillroom dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries when it was a popular practice to distill herbs and plants for their medicinal properties.

What are the hypernyms for Stillroom?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Stillroom

His wife and daughter were in tastes and acquirements below a housekeeper or a stillroom maid of the present day.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)"
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Valentine soon tired of so much pastoral exercise and departed to St. Germain's, leaving young Charles in the care of an old stillroom maid, now a prosperous farmer's wife.
"The Passionate Elopement"
Compton Mackenzie
Rose-water, elder-flower water, and all stillroom mysteries found an expert in her, and she even concocted mead from an old recipe.
"Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life"
Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey

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