disembogue

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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


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