decollate

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verb de·col·late \dē-ˈkä-ˌlāt\

Definition of decollate

decollated

;

decollating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  behead

decollation

play \ˌdē-kä-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of decollate

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


First Known Use: 15th century

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