[ bey-see-eyt ]
/ ˈbeɪ siˌeɪt /
verb (used with or without object), ba·si·at·ed, ba·si·at·ing.Obsolete.
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Origin of basiate
1615–25; <Latin bāsiātus (past participle of bāsiāre), equivalent to bāsi(um) a kiss + -ātus-ate1
OTHER WORDS FROM basiateba·si·a·tion, noun
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