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irrorate

transitive verb

Definition of irrorate

-ed/-ing/-s

obsolete

  1. :  bedew, moisten

irroration

noun, plural

-s

obsolete

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Origin and Etymology of irrorate

Latin irroratus, past participle of irrorare, from in- 2in- + rorare to moisten, shed moisture, from ror-, ros dew — more at roric


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irrorate

adjective ir·ro·rate \ˈirəˌrāt, ə̇ˈrōrə̇t/\
variants: less commonly

irrorated

\ˈirəˌrātə̇d\

Definition of irrorate

-s

  1. :  covered with little spots :  speckled a tawny butterfly with black-irrorate wings

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Origin and Etymology of irrorate

irrorate from Latin irroratus, past participle; irrorated from Latin irroratus + English -ed


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