eliquate

transitive verb eli·quate \ ēˈlīˌkwāt , ə̇ˈ- ; ˈeləˌk- \

Definition of eliquate

-ed/-ing/-s
1 obsolete : to cause to flow freely : liquefy
2 a : liquate, smelt
b : to part by liquefaction

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Origin and Etymology of eliquate

Latin eliquatus, past participle of eliquare to strain, clarify, cause to flow freely, from e- + liquare to strain, liquefy, melt


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