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eradicated

Line breaks: eradi|cated
Pronunciation: /ɪˈradɪkeɪtɪd
 
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Definition of eradicated in English:

adjective

[postpositive] Heraldry
(Of a tree or plant) depicted with the roots exposed.
Example sentences
  • The shield contains ‘three Scots pine trees eradicated Proper’.
  • I also don't see the piece of greenery in the Haigh ‘Balernock/Balonoth’ shield as a tree eradicated - a cut branch maybe.

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