pregnate

verb preg·nate \ˈpregˌnāt\

Definition of pregnate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. intransitive verb
  2. obsolete :  to become fertile

  3. transitive verb
  4. [by shortening] :  impregnate

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Origin and Etymology of pregnate

Late Latin praegnatus, past participle of praegnare to be pregnant, back-formation from Latin praegnans pregnant


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