[ eks-sang-gwuh-neyt ]
/ ɛksˈsæŋ gwəˌneɪt /
verb (used with object), ex·san·gui·nat·ed, ex·san·gui·nat·ing.
to drain of blood; make bloodless.
verb (used without object), ex·san·gui·nat·ed, ex·san·gui·nat·ing.
to bleed to death.
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Origin of exsanguinate
OTHER WORDS FROM exsanguinateex·san·gui·na·tion [eks-sang-gwuh-ney-shuhn] /ɛksˌsæŋ gwəˈneɪ ʃən/ noun
Words nearby exsanguinate
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British Dictionary definitions for exsanguinate
/ (ɪkˈsæŋɡwɪneɪt) /
(tr) rare to drain the blood from
Derived forms of exsanguinateexsanguination, noun
Word Origin for exsanguinate
C19: from Latin exsanguināre
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Medical definitions for exsanguinate
[ ĕks-săng′gwə-nāt′ ]
To deprive of or drain of blood.
Other words from exsanguinateex•san′gui•na′tion n.
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