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incrassate

[ verb in-kras-eyt; adjective in-kras-it, -eyt ]
/ verb 瑟n藞kr忙s e瑟t; adjective 瑟n藞kr忙s 瑟t, -e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路cras路sat路ed, in路cras路sat路ing.
Pharmacology. to make (a liquid) thicker by addition of another substance or by evaporation.
adjective
Also in路cras路sat路ed. Botany, Entomology. thickened or swollen.
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Origin of incrassate

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; from Late Latin incrass膩tus, past participle of incrass膩re 鈥渢o fatten, make thick,鈥 derivative of crassus 鈥渢hick, dense, stout, heavy, deep, opaque鈥; see in-2, crass, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM incrassate

in路cras路sa路tion, nounin路cras路sa路tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for incrassate

incrassate

adjective (瑟n藞kr忙s瑟t, -e瑟t) incrassated
biology thickened or swollenincrassate cell walls
obsolete fattened or swollen
verb (瑟n藞kr忙se瑟t)
obsolete to make or become thicker

Derived forms of incrassate

incrassation, noun

Word Origin for incrassate

C17: from Late Latin incrass膩re, from Latin crassus thick, dense
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