sequestrate

verb

se·​ques·​trate ˈsē-kwə-ˌstrāt How to pronounce sequestrate (audio)
ˈse-;
si-ˈkwes-
sequestrated; sequestrating
sequestrator noun

Word History

Etymology

Latin sequestratus, past participle of sequestrare

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sequestrate was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sequestrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sequestrate. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Legal Definition

sequestrate

transitive verb
sequestrated; sequestrating
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