circa 1637, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from Latin crīminātus, past participle of crīminārī "to make charges against, accuse," derivative of crīmin-, crīmen "accusation, crime"
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“Criminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/criminate. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.
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