decollate

verb
de·​col·​late | \ dē-ˈkä-ˌlāt How to pronounce decollate (audio) \
decollated; decollating

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decollation \ ˌdē-​kä-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce decollation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of decollate

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decollate

Latin decollatus, past participle of decollare, from de- + collum neck — more at collar

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“Decollate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decollate. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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