asperate

adjective
as·​per·​ate | \ˈaspərə̇t\

Definition of asperate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

archaic

: somewhat rough or harsh to the touch : asperous

asperate

transitive verb
as·​per·​ate | \-ˌrāt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of asperate (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic

: to make rough or harsh

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History and Etymology for asperate

Adjective

Latin asperatus, past participle of asperare to make rough, from asper rough

Transitive verb

Latin asperatus

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