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- treat (a person or animal) with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease:he inoculated his tenants against smallpoxCompare with vaccinate.
late Middle English (in the sense 'graft a bud or shoot into a plant of a different type'): from Latin inoculat- 'engrafted', from the verb inoculare, from in- 'into' + oculus 'eye, bud'. The sense 'vaccinate' dates from the early 18th century