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verminate

Line breaks: ver¦min|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈvəːmɪneɪt/

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Definition of verminate in English:

verb

[no object] (usually as adjective verminating) archaic
Breed or become infested with vermin: their average beehive hut is a verminating hole

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin verminat- 'full of worms', from the verb verminare, from vermis 'worm'.

Derivatives

vermination

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
noun

Words that rhyme with verminate

exterminate, germinate, terminate

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