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decollate

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[ dih-kol-eyt ]
/ d瑟藞k蓲l e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路col路lat路ed, de路col路lat路ing.
to behead; decapitate.
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Origin of decollate

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1590鈥1600; <Latin d膿coll膩tus (past participle of d膿coll膩re to behead, equivalent to d膿-de- + coll(膩re) (see collar) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM decollate

de路col路la路tion [dee-kuh-ley-shuhn], /藢di k蓹藞le瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounde路col路la路tor, noun

Other definitions for decollate (2 of 2)

decollate2
[ dek-uh-leyt, dee-kuh-leyt, dee-koh-leyt, -kol-eyt ]
/ 藞d蓻k 蓹藢le瑟t, 藢di k蓹藞le瑟t, di藞ko蕣 le瑟t, -藞k蓲l e瑟t /

verb (used with object), de路col路lat路ed, de路col路lat路ing.
to separate (the copies of multiply paper, continuous forms, or computer printout) into individual sets or sheets.

Origin of decollate

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OTHER WORDS FROM decollate

de路col路la路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decollate

decollate
/ (d瑟藞k蓲le瑟t, 藞d蓻k蓹藢le瑟t, 藢di藧k蓹藞le瑟t) /

verb
to separate (continuous stationery, etc) into individual forms
an archaic word for decapitate

Derived forms of decollate

decollation, noundecollator, noun

Word Origin for decollate

C16: from Latin d膿coll膩re to behead, from de- + collum neck
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