in·​so·​late | \ ˈin(t)(ˌ)sōˌlāt, -səˌ- \

Definition of insolate

: to place in the sunlight : expose to the sun's rays (as for curing, drying, ripening)

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History and Etymology for insolate

Latin insolatus, past participle of insolare, from in- in- entry 2 + sol sun

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“Insolate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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