spoliate

verb
spo·​li·​ate | \ ˈspō-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce spoliate (audio) \
spoliated; spoliating

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spoliator \ ˈspō-​lē-​ˌā-​tər How to pronounce spoliator (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of spoliate

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spoliate

Latin spoliatus, past participle of spoliare

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“Spoliate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spoliate. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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