spoliate

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verb spo·li·ate \ˈspō-lē-ˌāt\

Definition of spoliate

spoliated

;

spoliating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  despoil

spoliator

play \ˈspō-lē-ˌā-tər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of spoliate

Latin spoliatus, past participle of spoliare


First Known Use: circa 1727

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