displode

[dis-plohd]

Origin of displode

1660–70; < Latin displōdere, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -plōdere, combining form of plaudere to clap
Related formsdis·plo·sion [dis-ploh-zhuh n] /dɪsˈploʊ ʒən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for displode

displode

verb
  1. an obsolete word for explode

Word Origin for displode

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