- to cut out.
Origin of exsect
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Related Words for exsecteliminate, carve, extract, sever, delete, expunge, edit, exterminate, eradicate, anatomize, slice, divide, section, disjoin, dismember, cut, quarter, part, sunder, disjoint
- (tr) to cut out
Word Origin for exsect
C17: exsect, from Latin exsecāre to cut away, from secāre to cut
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- To excise. No longer in technical use.
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