transitive verb
suf·fumigate | \ (ˌ)sə+ \

Definition of suffumigate 

: to fumigate from below : send fumes upward upon

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History and Etymology for suffumigate

Latin suffumigatus, past participle of suffumigare to fumigate from below, from sub- + fumigare to fumigate

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