basiate

[bey-see-eyt]

verb (used with or without object), ba·si·at·ed, ba·si·at·ing. Obsolete.

to kiss.

Origin of basiate

1615–25; < Latin bāsiātus (past participle of bāsiāre), equivalent to bāsi(um) a kiss + -ātus -ate1
Related formsba·si·a·tion, noun
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