inosculate

verb

in·​os·​cu·​late i-ˈnä-skyə-ˌlāt How to pronounce inosculate (audio)
inosculated; inosculating
: join, unite

Word History

Etymology

in- entry 2 + osculate

First Known Use

1671, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inosculate was in 1671

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Cite this Entry

“Inosculate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inosculate. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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