phlogisticate

transitive verb
phlo·​gis·​ti·​cate | \ -təˌkāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of phlogisticate

: to combine phlogiston with highly phlogisticated substances

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Other Words from phlogisticate

phlogistication \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈkāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for phlogisticate

phlogistic + -ate

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“Phlogisticate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phlogisticate. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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