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decollate

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[dih-kol-eyt]
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verb (used with object), de·col·lat·ed, de·col·lat·ing.
  1. to behead; decapitate.
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Origin of decollate

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1590–1600; < Latin dēcollātus (past participle of dēcollāre to behead, equivalent to dē- de- + coll(āre) (see collar) + -ātus -ate1
Related formsde·col·la·tion [dee-kuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌdi kəˈleɪ ʃən/, nounde·col·la·tor, noun

decollate

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[dek-uh-leyt, dee-kuh-leyt, dee-koh-leyt, -kol-eyt]
verb (used with object), de·col·lat·ed, de·col·lat·ing.
  1. to separate (the copies of multiply paper, continuous forms, or computer printout) into individual sets or sheets.
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Origin of decollate

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Related formsde·col·la·tor, noun
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Related Words for decollate

execute, guillotine, kill, head, neck, decollate, ax

British Dictionary definitions for decollate

decollate

verb
  1. to separate (continuous stationery, etc) into individual forms
  2. an archaic word for decapitate
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Derived Formsdecollation, noundecollator, noun

Word Origin for decollate

C16: from Latin dēcollāre to behead, from de- + collum neck
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