[ dahy-vuhls, dih- ]
/ daɪˈvʌls, dɪ- /
Save This Word!
verb (used with object), di·vulsed, di·vuls·ing.Surgery.
to tear away or apart, as distinguished from cut or dissect.
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Origin of divulse
1595–1605; <Latin dīvulsus (past participle of dīvellere), equivalent to dī-di-2 + vulsus plucked (past participle of vellere)
Words nearby divulse
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021