Origin of triturate
Late Latin trituratus, past participle of triturare to thresh, from Latin tritura act of rubbing, threshing, from tritus, past participle — more at trite
First Known Use: circa 1755
First Known Use of triturate
Medical Definition of triturate
: to pulverize and comminute thoroughly by rubbing or grinding <triturated the drug with a diluent>
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