- to expose to the sun's rays; treat by exposure to the sun's rays.
Origin of insolate
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- (tr) to expose to sunlight, as for bleaching
C17: from Latin insōlāre to place in the sun, from in- ² + sōl sun
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Word Origin and History for insolate
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