acculturate

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verb ac·cul·tur·ate \ə-ˈkəl-chə-ˌrāt, a-\

Definition of acculturate

acculturated

;

acculturating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to change through acculturation

Origin and Etymology of acculturate

back-formation from acculturation


First Known Use: 1907

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