disembogue

play
verb dis·em·bogue \ˌdis-im-ˈbōg\

Definition of disembogue

disembogued

;

disemboguing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to flow or come forth from or as if from a channel

  3. transitive verb
  4. archaic :  to pour out from or as if from a container

Origin and Etymology of disembogue

modification of Spanish desembocar, from des- dis- (from Latin dis-) + embocar to put into the mouth, from en in (from Latin in) + boca mouth, from Latin bucca


First Known Use: 1595


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up disembogue? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to link together in a series or chain

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!