decaffeinate

[ dee-kaf-uh-neyt, -kaf-ee-uh- ]

verb (used with object),de·caf·fein·at·ed, de·caf·fein·at·ing.
  1. to extract caffeine from: to decaffeinate coffee.

Origin of decaffeinate

1
First recorded in 1925–30; de- + caffein + -ate1

Other words from decaffeinate

  • de·caf·fein·a·tion, noun
  • de·caf·fein·a·tor, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for decaffeinate

decaffeinate

/ (dɪˈkæfɪˌneɪt) /


verb
  1. (tr) to remove all or part of the caffeine from (coffee, tea, etc)

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