verb un·root \¦ən+\

Definition of unroot

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to tear up by the roots :  eradicate, uproot

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become uprooted

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Origin and Etymology of unroot

Middle English unrooten, from 2un- + rooten to root

First Known Use: 15th century

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