exossate

transitive verb

-ed/-ing/-s
1
obsolete : to deprive of bones
2
obsolete : to cause (fruits) to grow without stones

Word History

Etymology

Latin exossatus, past participle of exossare to deprive of bones, from ex- ex- entry 1 + -ossare (from oss-, os bone)

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“Exossate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exossate. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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