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nervate

transitive verb ner·vate \ˈnərˌvāt\

Definition of nervate

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  nerve, inspirit, support

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Origin and Etymology of nervate

nerv- + -ate, verb suffix


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nervate

adjective ner·vate \"\
variants: less commonly

nervated

\-ātə̇d\

Definition of nervate

  1. :  nerved

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Origin and Etymology of nervate

nervate probably from (assumed) New Latin nervatus, from Latin nervus sinew, nerve + -atus -ate (adjective suffix); nervated probably from (assumed) New Latin nervatus + English -ed


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