insalivate

[ in-sal-uh-veyt ]
/ ɪnˈsæl əˌveɪt /

verb (used with object), in·sal·i·vat·ed, in·sal·i·vat·ing.

to mix with saliva, as food.

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Origin of insalivate

First recorded in 1850–55; in-2 + salivate

OTHER WORDS FROM insalivate

in·sal·i·va·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for insalivate

insalivate
/ (ɪnˈsælɪˌveɪt) /

verb

(tr) to mix (food) with saliva during mastication

Derived forms of insalivate

insalivation, noun
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