A concentrated liquor resulting from heating or boiling a substance.
Late Middle English: from late Latin decoctio(n-), from decoquere ‘boil down’ (see decoct).
“What marvelous decoction is today’s soup of the day?”
Gerundive (noun) (grammar)
A form of a Latin verb, ending in -ndus (declinable) and functioning as an adjective meaning ‘that should or must be done’.
Middle English (in the sense ‘gerund’): from late Latin gerundivus (modus) ‘gerundive (mood)’, from gerundium (see gerund).