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cachinnate

[ kak-uh-neyt ]
/ 藞k忙k 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used without object), cach路in路nat路ed, cach路in路nat路ing.
to laugh loudly or immoderately.
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Origin of cachinnate

First recorded in 1815鈥25; from Latin cachinn膩tus (past participle of cachinn膩re 鈥渢o laugh aloud, laugh immoderately鈥), equivalent to cachinn- 鈥渓augh aloud鈥 + -膩tus -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM cachinnate

cach路in路na路tion, nouncach路in路na路tor, nouncach路in路na路to路ry [kak-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, kuh-kin-uh-], /藞k忙k 蓹 n蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i, k蓹藞k瑟n 蓹-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cachinnate

cachinnate
/ (藞k忙k瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(intr) to laugh loudly

Derived forms of cachinnate

cachinnatory, adjective

Word Origin for cachinnate

C19: from Latin cacchin膩re, probably of imitative origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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