Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

exscind

play
verb ex·scind \ek-ˈsind\

Definition of exscind

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cut off or out :  excise



Origin of exscind

Latin exscindere, from ex- + scindere to cut, tear — more at shed


First Known Use: 1662


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up exscind? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by propriety and good taste

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt angry maudlin oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ