[ dis-gri-geyt ]

verb (used with or without object),dis·gre·gat·ed, dis·gre·gat·ing.
  1. to separate; disintegrate; scatter.

Origin of disgregate

1375–1425; late Middle English <Late Latin disgregātus separated (past participle of disgregāre), equivalent to Latin dis-dis-1 + greg(āre) to assemble, collect, derivative of greg- (stem of grēx) flock, herd, crowd + -ātus-ate1

Other words from disgregate

  • dis·gre·ga·tion, noun

Words Nearby disgregate

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