illaqueate

transitive verb
il·​laq·​ue·​ate | \ ə̇ˈlakwēˌāt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of illaqueate

archaic
: snare

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History and Etymology for illaqueate

Latin illaqueatus, past participle of illaqueare to trick, enmesh, ensnare, from in- in- entry 2 + laqueare to ensnare, from laqueus noose, snare

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