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incrassate

verb

Definition of incrassate

-ed/-ing/-s

obsolete

  1. :  thicken, inspissate

incrassation

noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of incrassate

Late Latin incrassatus, past participle of incrassare, from Latin in- 2in- + crassare to thicken, from crassus thick — more at hurdle


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incrassate

adjective in·cras·sate \ə̇nˈkraˌsāt\
variants: less commonly

incrassated

\-ātə̇d\

Definition of incrassate

  1. 1 :  thickened

  2. 2 of a plant or animal structure :  swollen, inflated an incrassate cell wall

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Origin and Etymology of incrassate

Late Latin incrassatus


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