displode

verb
dis·​plode | \ di-ˈsplōd How to pronounce displode (audio) \
disploded; disploding

Definition of displode

archaic

Other Words from displode

displosion \ di-​ˈsplō-​zhən How to pronounce displosion (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of displode

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for displode

Latin displodere, from dis- + plaudere to clap, applaud

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