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irrorate

[ ir-uh-reyt, ih-rawr-it ]
/ 藞瑟r 蓹藢re瑟t, 瑟藞r蓴r 瑟t /
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adjective Zoology.
marked with small spots of color; speckled.
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Also ir路ro路rat路ed [ir-uh-rey-tid] /藞瑟r 蓹藢re瑟 t瑟d/ .

Origin of irrorate

<Latin irr艒ratus, past participle of irr艒r膩re to bedew, equivalent to ir-ir-1 + r艒r膩- (r艒r-, stem of r艒s dew + -膩- theme vowel) + -tus past participle suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM irrorate

ir路ro路ra路tion [ir-uh-rey-shuhn] /藢瑟r 蓹藞re瑟 蕛蓹n/ noun
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