desalivate

[ dee-sal-uh-veyt ]

verb (used with object),de·sal·i·vat·ed, de·sal·i·vat·ing.
  1. to arrest the flow of saliva in (a human or other animal).

Origin of desalivate

1
First recorded in 1970–75; de- + saliv(a) + -ate1

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