decaudate

transitive verb
de·​cau·​date | \ (ˈ)dēˈkȯˌdāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of decaudate

: to deprive of the tail

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Other Words from decaudate

decaudation \ ˌdēˌkȯˈdāshən \ noun

History and Etymology for decaudate

de- + Latin cauda tail + English -ate

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“Decaudate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decaudate. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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