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jaculate

[ jak-yuh-leyt ]
/ 藞d蕭忙k y蓹藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), jac路u路lat路ed, jac路u路lat路ing.
to throw or hurl (a dart, javelin, etc.).
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Origin of jaculate

1615鈥25; <Latin jacul膩tus (past participle of jacul膩re to throw the javelin), equivalent to jacul(um) javelin (noun use of neuter of jaculus used for hurling, equivalent to jac- hurl + -ulus adj. suffix) + -膩tus-ate1

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