ferruminate

transitive verb
fer·​ru·​mi·​nate | \fəˈrüməˌnāt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of ferruminate 

: to join together (as metals) : solder

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Other Words from ferruminate

ferrumination \⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈnāshən \ noun plural -s

First Known Use of ferruminate

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferruminate

Latin ferruminatus, feruminatus, past participle of ferruminare, feruminare, from ferrumin-, ferrumen, ferumin-, ferumen solder, glue; perhaps akin to Latin firmus firm

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