displode

[ dis-plohd ]
/ dɪsˈploʊd /

verb (used with or without object), dis·plod·ed, dis·plod·ing.Archaic.

to explode.

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Origin of displode

1660–70; <Latin displōdere, equivalent to dis-dis-1 + -plōdere, combining form of plaudere to clap

OTHER WORDS FROM displode

dis·plo·sion [dis-ploh-zhuhn], /dɪsˈploʊ ʒən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for displode

displode
/ (dɪsˈpləʊd) /

verb

an obsolete word for explode

Word Origin for displode

C17: from Latin displōdere from dis- 1 + plaudere to clap
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