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besprinkle

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verb be·sprin·kle \bi-ˈspriŋ-kəl, bē-\

Definition of besprinkle

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  sprinkle



Origin and Etymology of besprinkle

Middle English besprengeln, frequentative of besprengen


First Known Use: 15th century


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