divellicate

transitive verb
di·​vel·​li·​cate | \dīˈveləˌkāt, də̇ˈ-\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of divellicate 

archaic

: to tear apart : break off : detach

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History and Etymology for divellicate

Latin di- (from dis- apart) + vellicatus, past participle of vellicare to pluck, twitch, from vellere to pluck, pull

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