ab·​lut·​ed ə-ˈblü-təd How to pronounce abluted (audio)
: washed clean

Examples of abluted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fabs demand caution, reverence, and of course the hygiene of an abluted priest. Virginia Heffernan, WIRED, 21 Mar. 2023

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Word History


back-formation from ablution

First Known Use

1650, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abluted was in 1650

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“Abluted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abluted. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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