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verb de·rive \di-ˈrīv\

Definition of DERIVE

transitive verb
:  to take, receive, or obtain, especially from a specified source; specifically :  to obtain (a chemical substance) actually or theoretically from a parent substance
intransitive verb
:  to have or take origin
der·i·va·tion \ˌder-ə-ˈvā-shən\ noun
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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