un·​nest | \ ¦ən+ \

Definition of unnest

: to put out of or as if out of a nest

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First Known Use of unnest

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unnest

un- entry 2 + nest, noun

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“Unnest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnest. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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