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ustulate

[adjective uhs-chuh-lit, -leyt; verb, uhs-chuh-leyt]
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adjective
  1. colored or blackened as if scorched.
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verb (used with object), us·tu·lat·ed, us·tu·lat·ing.
  1. Obsolete. to burn; sear; scorch.
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Origin of ustulate

1615–25; < Latin ūstulātus past participle of ūstulāre to scorch, burn, derivative of ūrere to burn; see -ate1
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