besprinkle

verb

be·​sprin·​kle bi-ˈspriŋ-kəl How to pronounce besprinkle (audio)
bē-
besprinkled; besprinkling; besprinkles

Word History

Etymology

Middle English besprengeln, frequentative of besprengen

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of besprinkle was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Besprinkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/besprinkle. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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