en·​glut | \ ə̇nˈglət, en-\

Definition of englut

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to gulp down : swallow
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Definition of englut (Entry 2 of 2)

: to satiate or surfeit especially with food or pleasure

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History and Etymology for englut

Transitive verb (1)

Middle French engloutir, from Late Latin ingluttire, from Latin in + gluttire to swallow

Transitive verb (2)

en- entry 1 + glut, verb

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