exarate

adjective ex·a·rate \ ˈeksəˌrāt \

Definition of exarate

1 :grooved or furrowed
2 of a pupa :having the appendages not cemented to the body — compare obtect

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Origin and Etymology of exarate

Latin exaratus, past participle of Latin exarare to plow up, write on a tablet, from ex- 1ex- + arare to plow


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