ex·​ter·​mine ik-ˈstər-mən How to pronounce extermine (audio)
extermined; extermining

Word History

First Known Use

1539, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of extermine was in 1539

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“Extermine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extermine. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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