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exsanguinate

[ eks-sang-gwuh-neyt ]
/ 蓻ks藞s忙艐 gw蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ex路san路gui路nat路ed, ex路san路gui路nat路ing.
to drain of blood; make bloodless.
verb (used without object), ex路san路gui路nat路ed, ex路san路gui路nat路ing.
to bleed to death.
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Origin of exsanguinate

First recorded in 1790鈥1800; from Late Latin exsanguin膩tus 鈥渂loodless, deprived of blood鈥 (past participle of exsanguin膩re ), equivalent to Latin ex- ex-1 + sanguin- (stem of sanguis 鈥渂lood鈥; see sanguine) + -膩tus -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM exsanguinate

ex路san路gui路na路tion [eks-sang-gwuh-ney-shuhn] /蓻ks藢s忙艐 gw蓹藞ne瑟 蕛蓹n/ noun

Words nearby exsanguinate

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British Dictionary definitions for exsanguinate

exsanguinate
/ (瑟k藞s忙艐伞w瑟ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) rare to drain the blood from

Derived forms of exsanguinate

exsanguination, noun

Word Origin for exsanguinate

C19: from Latin exsanguin膩re
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