intransitive verb de·liq·ui·ate \də̇ˈlikwēˌāt, dēˈ-\

Definition of deliquiate



  1. :  deliquesce

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Origin and Etymology of deliquiate

alteration of earlier deliquate, from Latin deliquatus, past participle of deliquare to clarify, strain, from de- + liquare to melt, liquefy, strain; akin to Latin liquēre to be fluid — more at liquid

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to cast off or become cast off

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