anele

transitive verb \əˈnē(ə)l\

Definition of anele

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to anoint especially in giving extreme unction

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Origin and Etymology of anele

Middle English anelen, from an (from Old English, variant of on) + elen to anoint, from ele oil, from Old English œle, from Latin oleum — more at oil


First Known Use: 14th century


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