oppilate

transitive verb op·pi·late \ ˈäpəˌlāt \

Definition of oppilate

-ed/-ing/-s
archaic
:to stop up :fill with obstructions :block up :obstruct

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Origin and Etymology of oppilate

Latin oppilatus, past participle of oppilare to stop up, from ob- + pilare to ram down, thrust, from pila mortar; akin to Latin pinsere to pound, crush


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