1620s, from Latin emaculatus "freed from blemishes," past participle of emaculare, from ex- (see ex-) + maculare (see maculate (adj.)).

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Historical Examples of emaculate

  • He was arrayed in a clean gingham suit, topped with an emaculate white shirt, flowing collar and straw hat.