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displode

play
verb dis·plode \di-ˈsplōd\

Definition of displode

displodeddisploding

archaic

  1. :  explode

displosion play \-ˈsplō-zhən\ noun


Origin of displode

Latin displodere, from dis- + plaudere to clap, applaud


First Known Use: 1667


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