ergotized

adjective

er·​got·​ized ˈər-gə-ˌtīzd How to pronounce ergotized (audio)
: infected with ergot
ergotized grain
also : poisoned by ergot
ergotized cattle

Word History

Etymology

ergot + -ize + -ed entry 1

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ergotized was in 1860

Dictionary Entries Near ergotized

Cite this Entry

“Ergotized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ergotized. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

ergotized

adjective
er·​got·​ized -ˌīzd How to pronounce ergotized (audio)
: infected with ergot
ergotized grain
also : poisoned by ergot
ergotized cattle
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