verb (used with object), dis·persed, dis·pers·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·persed, dis·pers·ing.
Origin of disperse
British Dictionary definitions for dispersible
Word Origin for disperse
Word Origin and History for dispersible
late 14c., from Latin dispersus, past participle of dispergere "to scatter," from dis- "apart, in every direction" (see dis-) + spargere "to scatter" (see sparse). The Latin word is glossed in Old English by tostregdan. Related: Dispersed; dispersing.