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Latin exoletus, past participle of exolescere to go out of use, become out of date, from ex- ex- entry 1 + -olescere (as in adolescere to grow up)
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“Exolete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exolete. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.
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